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Table 1 Characteristics of patients under study

From: Predominance of synovial sensory nerve fibers in arthrofibrosis following total knee arthroplasty compared to osteoarthritis of the knee

  Osteoarthritis of the knee Arthrofibrosis of the knee
Number of patients 12 12
Age, year 69.2 ± 2.4 [59–86] 66.4 ± 2.4 [55–77]
Gender, men/women 3/9 (25/75) 4/8 (33/67)
Indication for operation 12, primary total knee arthroplasty 12, revision after total knee arthroplasty
Affected side, right/left 6/6 7/5
C-reactive protein, mg/l 3.2 ± 0.6 [0.4–7.2] 8.0 ± 2.9 [0.7–36.6]
Erythrocyte sedimentation rate, mm 1st hour 8 ± 2 [2–19] 21 ± 8 [2–76]
  1. Data are given as means ± SEM, percentages in parentheses, and ranges in brackets