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Table 2 Clinical results in this study

From: A three-stage procedure using bone transportation for the treatment of sternoclavicular infectious arthritis

Variable Case number Mean (SD)
1 2 3 4 5 6
Preop Last follow-up Preop Last follow-up Preop Last follow-up Preop Last follow-up Preop Last follow-up Preop Last follow-up Preop Last follow-up
Constant score
 Pain (0–15) 5 15 5 15 5 15 0 10 0 15 0 10 2.5 (2.7) 13.3 (2.6)*
 Activity level (0–10) 0 10 0 10 2 10 0 8 2 10 2 8 1.0 (1.1) 9.3 (1.0)*
 Positioning 6 8 6 8 6 8 6 8 8 8 6 10 6.3 (0.8) 8.3 (0.8)*
 Strength (0–25) 2 14 5 17 5 14 5 17 11 23 2 17 5.0 (3.3) 17.0 (3.3)*
 ROM (0–40) 18 30 20 30 16 28 14 24 20 30 18 30 17.7 (2.3) 28.7 (2.4)*
 Total score (point) 31 80 36 80 34 75 25 67 41 86 28 75 32.5 (5.8) 77.2 (6.4)*
DASH (100–0) 51.6 23.3 55 23.3 52.5 23.3 60.1 30.8 45.8 23.3 56.7 22.5 53.6 (4.9) 24.4 (3.1)*
  1. Values in parentheses are the SD (standard deviation). Student’s t test was used for all statistical analyses
  2. ROM range of movement, Preop pre-operation
  3. *Statistically significant difference between preoperative and last follow-up