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Table 1 Preoperative and postoperative outcomes of the patients

From: Arthroscopic partial trapeziectomy and tendon interposition for thumb carpometacarpal arthritis

Outcomes Preoperative (n = 23) Postoperative (n = 23) p value
Pain at rest (points) 5.7 ± 0.5 1.0 ± 0.7 <0.001
(1.948E-5)
Pain during daily activities (points) 7.0 ± 0.6 1.3 ± 0.9 <0.001
(2.330E-5)
Extension ROM (degrees) 15.9 ± 3.9 19.1 ± 4.2 <0.001
(2.750E-4)
Flexion ROM (degrees) 27.8 ± 8.2 35.7 ± 7.1 <0.001
(1.58E-4)
Pinch strength (%) 47.2 ± 9.4 86.5 ± 19.9 <0.001
(2.548E-5)
Proximal subsidence of the metacarpal shaft (mm) - 2.1 ± 0.9 -
  1. Abbreviations: ROM range of motion
  2. Data were presented as mean ± SD and analyzed using the signed-rank test. Values with bold emphasis indicate a significant change after surgery (p < 0.05). The dash denotes the same data and that no comparisons were needed