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Table 3 Comparison of ROM and grip strength of the operated wrist on admission, 2 weeks of chemotherapy, 1 month after surgery and last follow-up

From: Wrist tuberculosis-experience from eighteen cases: a retrospective study

  On admission Two weeks of chemotherapy One month after surgery Last follow-up
Mean(SD) % of value on contralat. side Mean(SD) % of value on contralat. side Mean(SD) % of value on contralat. side Mean(SD) % of value on contralat. side
Flexion (°) 43.3 (6.6) 65.7 47.7 (5.6) 70.3 53.7 (5.1) 82.7 61.9 (5.0) 95.5
Extension (°) 44.0 (7.3) 62.4 48.5 (5.8) 68.3 53.7 (5.8) 78.4 62.9 (4.7) 91.9
Pronation (°) 59.0 (8.7) 67.5 63.5 (7.3) 72.1 68.1 (6.7) 76.3 77.3 (4.6) 87.6
Supination (°) 56.1 (5.3) 58.7 61.7 (5.6) 62.3 67.7 (5.2) 73.9 75.9 (4.8) 81.4
Radial deviation (°) 13.8 (4.0) 63.0 15.8 (3.3) 67.6 17.7 (2.9) 81.3 21.4 (3.2) 93.0
Ulnar deviation (°) 24.3 (4.3) 73.3 25.7 (4.4) 76.9 28.1 (3.5) 85.5 32.1 (2.6) 92.2
Grip strength (kg) 12.7 (5.6) 43.3 15.2 (4.7) 50.5 20.5 (3.5) 68.3 28.1 (4.7) 93.5