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Table 6 Comparison between the preoperative findings and postoperative clinical outcomes at 2-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 2-year follow-up p value*
UCLA
 Conventional SBT (49) 19.94 ± 4.34 32.51 ± 2.72 0.000
 Knotless SBT (47) 18.38 ± 4.95 32.98 ± 1.42 0.000
ASES
 Conventional SBT (49) 53.67 ± 15.22 87.97 ± 10.68 0.000
 Knotless SBT (47) 51.35 ± 16.00 89.70 ± 7.53 0.000
Constant
 Conventional SBT (49) 57.71 ± 13.20 80.37 ± 12.85 0.000
 Knotless SBT (47) 57.91 ± 20.46 81.17 ± 7.61 0.000
VAS
 Conventional SBT (49) 5.29 ± 1.90 1.27 ± 1.22 0.000
 Knotless SBT (47) 5.79 ± 1.84 1.15 ± 1.18 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