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Table 5 Summary of clinical outcomes by allocated group, at baseline and 6 months

From: A randomised feasibility trial comparing needle fasciotomy with limited fasciectomy treatment for Dupuytren’s contractures

 Baseline6 months
Needle fasciotomy
N = 38
Limited fasciectomy
n = 33
Needle fasciotomy
N = 30
Limited fasciectomy
n = 20
Grip strength for trial hand (kgf)
 Mean[SD]28.2 [12.3]30 [11.1]30.4 [13.1]28 [9.4]
Grip strength for non-trial hand (kgf)
 Mean[SD]30.5 [10.9]32.6 [10]30.9 [11.2]37.6 [8.6]
Extension angular measurement (degrees)
 MCP jointMean[SD]43.4 [19]47.3 [19.9]3.8 [5.9]2.4 [5.4]
 PIP jointMean[SD]45.4 [17.1]44.8 [20.4]20.3 [19.8]15.5 [19.2]
 DIP jointMean[SD]25.4 [25.3]34.3 [18.2]3.1 [8]4.8 [12.4]
  1. SD Standard deviation