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Table 2 Surgery and post-surgery data

From: A comparison of clinical efficacy between different surgical approaches for popliteal cyst

  Group A Group B Group C
Surgical time (min) 63.7 ± 12.7 109.2 ± 25.4 62.5 ± 9.6
Length of incision (cm) 1.6 ± 0. 1 13.7 ± 2.7 10.6 ± 1.8
Incision healing Grade 1 32 14 18
Grade 2 0 5 7
Postoperative VAS score 2.7 ± 1.2 4.1 ± 0.7 3.8 ± 0.8
Hospitalization time (days) 7.8 ± 2.8 15.9 ± 3.4 15.9 ± 5.5
Recovery to grade 0 or I cysts 96.9% 94.8% 60%
Recurrence rate 3.1% 5.2% 40%
Lysholm score at last follow-up 85.8 ± 5.2 80.3 ± 3.9 78.9 ± 5.0