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Table 1 The basic data of patients with intra-articular distal radius fractures

From: The effect of distal radius fractures involving the distal radioulnar articular joint on forearm rotation

  Case group Control group P value
No. of patients 33 48  
Age (years) 50.9 ± 6.1 52.2 ± 5.3 0.311
Gender (male/female) 15/18 20/28 0.821
Osteoporosis (yes/no) 12/21 19/29 0.819
Dominant extremity fracture (yes/no) 17/16 28/20 0.650
Preoperative swelling (slight/severe) 19/14 26/22 0.822
AO classification (type B/type C) 9/24 11/37 0.794
Associated ulnar styloid process fracture (yes/no) 11/22 18/30 0.815
Time from injury to operation (days) 3.8 ± 2.1 3.7 ± 2.4 0.847
Additional Kirschner wire fixation (yes/no) 20/13 24/24 0.373
Post-operative radial inclination (degree) 20.2 ± 3.4 21.1 ± 3.1 0.221
Post-operative volar tilt (degree) 6.5 ± 2.3 7.1 ± 2.7 0.300
Post-operative ulnar variance (mm) 2.3 ± 0.8 2.2 ± 0.5 0.491
Removal of volar plate (yes/no) 13/20 17/31 0.816
Assisted cast or splint fixation (yes/no) 18/15 22/26 0.502