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02 February 2024: Clinical Research

Comparative Analysis of Intramedullary Nail versus Plate Fixation for Fibula Fracture in Supination External Rotation Type IV Ankle Injury

Hongfeng Chen 1BE , Zhen Li 1CF , Xiaoqi Li 1DF , Jiongjiong Lu 1BC , Beibei Chen 1BC , Qiongchao Wang 1DF , Pengke Cao 2AG*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.941909

Med Sci Monit 2024; 30:e941909

Table 1 Characteristics of the patients from the 2 groups.

NG (n=42)PG (n=39)P value
Age, year, mean±SD52.83±8.1749.54±7.76.2837
Sex, male: female, n22: 2019: 20.0925
BMI, kg/m, mean±SD26.90±4.5626.04±5.19.0721
VAS pain score (0–10), mean7.57±1.897.63±1.44.8248
NG – nails group; PG – plate group; BMI – body mass index.

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