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Table 4 The sensitivity analysis results of HKA

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] 366/361 0.02 − 0.60 to 0.63 0.95 70 0.0004
Dossett [19] 425/420 − 0.29 − 1.15 to 0.56 0.50 87  < 0.00001
Dossett [20] 422/417 − 0.28 − 1.14 to 0.57 0.52 87  < 0.00001
Kaneda [35] 458/456 − 0.18 − 0.98 to 0.62 0.66 87  < 0.00001
Laende [32] 442/438 − 0.24 − 1.09 to 0.60 0.58 87  < 0.00001
MacDessi [31] 396/393 − 0.31 − 1.18 to 0.56 0.48 86  < 0.00001
Matsumoto [30] 436/431 − 0.46 − 1.11 to 0.20 0.18 75  < 0.0001
Matsumoto [29] 436/431 − 0.13 − 0.96 to 0.71 0.76 86  < 0.00001
McEwen [28] 426/421 − 0.18 − 1.04 to 0.68 0.68 87  < 0.00001
Yeo [26] 436/431 − 0.22 − 1.04 to 0.68 0.62 87  < 0.00001
Young [24] 417/411 − 0.30 − 1.15 to 0.56 0.50 87  < 0.00001
  1. MD mean difference