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Table 3 The sensitivity analysis results of WOMAC

From: Kinematic alignment versus mechanical alignment in primary total knee arthroplasty: an updated meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Study excluded Remaining samples (KA/MA) Overall effect Heterogeneity
MD 95% CI p value I2 (%) p value
Calliess [33] 211/213 − 5.37 − 12.43 to 1.69 0.14 78 0.001
Dossett [19] 270/272 − 5.05 − 12.06 to 1.95 0.16 83  < 0.0001
Dossett [20] 267/269 − 6.11 − 13.47 to 1.25 0.10 86  < 0.00001
Yeo [26] 281/283 − 7.83 − 14.89 to − 0.76 0.03 85  < 0.0001
Young [24] 262/263 − 7.76 − 15.21 to − 0.31 0.04 84  < 0.0001
Young [25] 264/265 − 9.06 − 14.69 to − 3.42 0.002 72 0.007
  1. MD mean difference