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Table 5 Comparison of FJS and the patients’ satisfaction between two groups after TKA, no. (%)

From: A comparative study of total knee arthroplasty outcome for stiff knee with or without sequential antirheumatic drug treatment

   Patients’ satisfaction
Grade Postoperative
at week 6
Postoperative
at month 6
Postoperative
at year 1
Postoperative
at year 2
Group
  Drug treatment Very gooda 1 (1/27) 1 (1/27) 1 (1/27) 1 (1/27)
Gooda 15 (15/27) 11 (11/27) 11 (11/27) 11 (11/27)
Generala 11 (11/27) 13 (13/27) 13 (13/27) 13 (13/27)
Not gooda 0 (0/27) 2 (2/27) 2 (2/27) 2 (2/27)
  No drug treatment Very gooda 0 (0/17) 0 (0/17) 0 (0/17) 0 (0/17)
Gooda 8 (8/17) 2 (2/17) 2 (2/17) 2 (2/17)
Generala 6 (6/17) 4(4/17) 4 (4/17) 4 (4/17)
Not gooda 3 (3/17) 11 (11/17) 11 (11/17) 11 (11/17)
Statistic   p = 0.00* p = 0.035* p = 0.00* p = 0.00*
  1. aThese indexes of the patients’ satisfaction were classified as Very good if they have no other uncomfortable feelings, Good if they have few special feelings, General if they could accept some uncomfortable feelings, and Not Good if they could not accept the uncomfortable feelings. *p < 0.05.