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Table 3 Comparison of Flynn scores of the elbow joint in children 6 months after operation

From: Lateral entry pins and Slongo’s external fixation: which method is more ideal for older children with supracondylar humeral fractures?

Flynn score Kirschner wire External fixation p
According to CA*    0.032
 Excellent 5 (15.6%) 15 (41.7%)  
 Good 26 (81.3%) 20 (55.6%)  
 Fair 1 (3.1%) 1 (2.8%)  
 Poor 0 0  
According to the total range of elbow motion loss*    0.033
 Excellent 3 (9.4%) 12 (33.3%)  
 Good 28 (87.5%) 23 (63.9%)  
 Fair 1 (3.1%) 1 (2.8%)  
 Poor 0 0  
  1. *Use the chi-square test to calculate the P value