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Table 5 Comparison of clinical outcomes between the two study groups 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

  Conventional SBT (47) Knotless SBT (48) p value*
UCLA 31.09 ± 4.23 31.67 ± 2.83 0.434
ASES 83.54 ± 15.26 84.42 ± 8.69 0.733
Constant 72.06 ± 11.46 73.85 ± 10.87 0.437
VAS 1.91 ± 2.05 1.94 ± 1.44 0.951
  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