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Table 3 Subjective measures

From: Different patient satisfaction levels between the first and second knee in the early stage after simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty (TKA): a comparison between subjective and objective outcome assessments

Variable First knee Second knee p value
Satisfaction VAS
 Postoperative day 1 74.41 ± 5.50 81.91 ± 3.58 <0.05
 Postoperative day 3 78.68 ± 4.05 85.09 ± 3.66 <0.05
 Postoperative day 7 83.32 ± 3.63 89.64 ± 4.39 <0.05
Pain VAS
 Postoperative day 1 56.59 ± 17.55 44.09 ± 19.11 <0.05
 Postoperative day 3 42.00 ± 15.32 33.64 ± 16.20 <0.05
 Postoperative day 7 34.41 ± 11.25 24.82 ± 11.91 <0.05
  1. Data are presented as the mean ± SD