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Table 3 Comparison of the TEA-PCA angle with and without cartilage between Korean males and females in the varus knee

From: Effect of the presence of the articular cartilage on the femoral component rotation in total knee arthroplasty in female and varus osteoarthritis knees

Parameter Whole patients (n = 635), mean ± SD (range) Female (n = 506), mean ± SD (range) Male (n = 129), mean ± SD (range) p value
TEA-PCA (with cartilage) 2.5 ± 0.9 (− 2.6, 3.9) 2.4 ± 0.9 (− 1.6, 3.5) 2.6 ± 0.9 (− 2.6, 3.9) 0.11n.s
TEA-PCA (without cartilage) 2.6 ± 1.0 (− 1.6, 8.6) 2.6 ± 1.1 (− 0.6, 8.6) 2.6 ± 1.0 (− 1.6, 4.3) 0.90n.s
  < 0.05 < 0.05 0.97n.s  
  1. n.s non-significant