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Table 1 Demographic and surgical data of the two study groups

From: Clinical outcomes and repair integrity of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair using suture-bridge technique with or without medial tying: prospective comparative study

Variable Conventional SBT Knotless SBT p value*
Number of patients 50 50  
Age at surgery, years 59.40 ± 7.45 (41–76) 59.90 ± 7.66 (47–74) 0.741
Gender, male 28 (56.0%) 24 (48.0%) 0.423
Affected shoulder, right 29 (58.0%) 34 (68.0%) 0.841
Duration of symptoms, months 5.86 ± 6.00 (1–36) 6.10 ± 9.05 (1–48) 0.876
Current smoker 9 (18.0%) 10 (20.0%) 0.532
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± standard deviation (range) or number (percentage)
  2. SBT Suture-bridge technique
  3. *Paired t test; p < 0.05 denotes statistical significance