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Table 4 Comparison of the TEA-PCA angle with and without cartilage between Korean males and females in the valgus 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 = 35), mean ± SD (range) Female (n = 25), mean ± SD (range) Male (n = 10), mean ± SD (range) p value
TEA-PCA (with cartilage) 2.3 ± 1.0 (0.3, 3.4) 2.5 ± 0.9 (0.5, 3.3) 1.8 ± 1.3 (0.3, 3.4) < 0.05
TEA-PCA (without cartilage) 2.2 ± 1.0 (0.4, 4.0) 2.4 ± 0.9 (− 0.6, 8.6) 1.6 ± 1.0 (0.5, 3.3) < 0.05
  0.26n.s 0.40n.s 0.45n.s  
  1. n.s non-significant