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Table 2 Clinical parameters 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
Knee Society knee score, points 43 ± 5 33 ± 3*
Knee Society function score, points 52 ± 5 47 ± 6
KOOS pain, points 38 ± 4 28 ± 4**
KOOS other symptoms, points 43 ± 4 33 ± 4
KOOS function in daily living, points 36 ± 4 29 ± 5
KOOS function in sport and recreation, points 7.5 ± 2.8 2.5 ± 1.1
KOOS knee-related quality of life, points 23 ± 3 15 ± 4*
WOMAC pain, points 11 ± 1 13 ± 1
WOMAC stiffness, points 5.0 ± 0.4 5.7 ± 0.4
WOMAC function, points 42 ± 2 47 ± 3
WOMAC total, points 58 ± 4 65 ± 4
Thigh circumference 20 cm above knee, cm 55 ± 3 52 ± 2
Thigh circumference 10 cm above knee, cm 48 ± 3 45 ± 1
Thigh circumference at knee joint, cm 43 ± 1 43 ± 1
  1. Data are given as means ± SEM, percentages in parentheses, and ranges in brackets
  2. KOOS Knee Injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score
  3. *p < 0.05; **p = 0.072 for comparison of the two groups