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Official Journal of the Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Table 1 Clinical results of the patients

From: Clinical results of an arthroscopic modified Brostrom operation with and without an internal brace

  Mean AOFAS score Mean grade of anterior drawer test
Preoperation 1 week 2 weeks 6 weeks 12 weeks 24 weeks Preoperation 24 week
Internal brace group 65.8 ± 21.8 70.6 ± 19.8 85.5 ± 20.7 95.9 ± 20.2 96.9 ± 19.4 98.0 ± 16.8 2.7 ± 0.7 0.1 ± 0.4
Without internal brace group 66.7 ± 15.0    72.5 ± 13.0 92.0 ± 7.6 96.5 ± 5.4 2.6 ± 0.5 0.1 ± 0.4
p value 0.958    <0.001 <0.001 0.375 0.521 0.882