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Table 4 Comparison between the preoperative findings and postoperative clinical outcomes at 1-year follow-up

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

  Preoperative 1-year follow-up p value*
UCLA
 Conventional SBT (47) 19.96 ± 4.41 31.09 ± 4.23 0.000
 Knotless SBT (48) 18.46 ± 4.92 31.67 ± 2.83 0.000
ASES
 Conventional SBT (47) 52.95 ± 15.12 83.54 ± 15.26 0.000
 Knotless SBT (48) 51.43 ± 15.84 84.42 ± 8.69 0.000
Constant
 Conventional SBT (47) 57.51 ± 13.51 72.06 ± 11.46 0.000
 Knotless SBT (48) 57.98 ± 20.24 73.85 ± 10.87 0.000
VAS
 Conventional SBT (47) 5.30 ± 1.86 1.91 ± 2.05 0.000
 Knotless SBT (48) 5.79 ± 1.82 1.94 ± 1.44 0.000
  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