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Table 3 Comparison of preoperative scores between 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 (50) Knotless SBT (50) p value*
UCLA 19.96 ± 4.30 18.46 ± 4.92 0.175
ASES 53.89 ± 15.15 51.43 ± 15.84 0.111
Constant 57.50 ± 13.15 57.98 ± 20.24 0.432
VAS 5.28 ± 1.88 5.79 ± 1.82 0.890
  1. Numbers in parentheses are the numbers of patients in each group
  2. Data are expressed as mean ± standard deviation
  3. SBT suture-bridge technique, UCLA Shoulder Rating Scale of the University of California at Los Angeles, ASES American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons score, VAS visual analog scale pain score
  4. *Paired t test; p < 0.05 denotes statistical significance