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Table 1 patients’ collective

From: Reduction and stabilization of radial neck fractures by intramedullary pinning: a technique not only for children

Case Sex (age/years) Injury pattern Interval trauma - surgery (days) Used implants Follow-up (months) Patient’s satisfaction ESAS VAS MEPS QuickDASH ROM Bony healing Complications
1 Male (89) Direct impact on the forearm 1 1 × 3.0 mm TEN Lost to follow-up         
2 Male (33) Fall from a standing height 3 2 × 2.0 mm TEN (DepuySynthes) 64 1 100 0 100 0 Equal to contralateral elbow Yes None
3 Female (47) Fall from a wall of less than 3 m height 2 1 × 2.0 mm TEN (DepuySynthes) 63 4 96 4 85 27 Equal to contralateral elbow Yes Neurapraxia of the cutaneus branch of the radial nerve
4 Male (50) Fall from a ladder of less than 3 m height 1 2 × 2.0 mm TEN (DepuySynthes) 54 1 100 0 100 0 Equal to contralateral elbow Yes None
5 Female (43) Fall from a standing height 5 2 × 2.0 mm TEN (Synthes 43 1 100 0 100 0 Equal to contralateral elbow Yes None
6 Female (25) Fall from a scooter on the outstretched arm 2 1 × 2.0 mm TEN (DepuySynthes) 12 2 98 0 100 7 Equal to contralateral elbow Yes None
7 Female (26) Boulder injury, fall from less than 3 m on the outstreched arm 2 1 × 2.5 mm TEN (DepuySynthes) 7 1 100 0 100 0 Equal to contralateral elbow Yes None
8 Female (26) Boulder injury, fall from 3 m on the outstreched arm 7 1 × 2.5 mm TEN (DepuySynthes) 6 2 96 0 85 14 Equal to contralateral elbow Yes None
  1. The patients’ collective is shown exemplarily. Outcome is rated by subjective and objective criteria including patient’s satisfaction, pain rating on a VAS and active ROM. Functional scoring included MEPS, QuickDASH and ESAS. Furthermore, follow-up radiographs were evaluated