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Table 2 Preoperative and postoperative clinical outcome in three groups

From: Risk factors for retear of large/massive rotator cuff tears after arthroscopic surgery: an analysis of tearing patterns

  Group AS (N = 59) Group PS (N = 21) Group APE (N = 22)
JOA score
 Preoperative 57.9 ± 19.9(0–89.5) 56.9 ± 15.4(12–82) 61.7 ± 7.5 (46–78.5)
 Postoperative 87.4 ± 10.0(65–100) 89.9 ± 6.6 (80.5–99.5) 83.0 ± 11.4 (60–96)
P value < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
UCLA score
 Preoperative 18.2 ± 5.0 (7–31) 17 ± 4.7 (9–26) 15.9 ± 4.0 (8–23)
 Postoperative 28.3 ± 7.2 (20–35) 29.4 ± 3.8 (22–35) 28.3 ± 5.9 (17–35)
P value < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
  1. JOA Japanese Orthopedic Association, UCLA University of California, Los Angeles