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Table 6 The sensitivity analysis results of mMPTA

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] 296/291 − 2.64 − 3.33 to − 1.95  < 0.00001 85  < 0.00001
Dossett [20] 352/347 − 2.72 − 3.49 to − 1.94  < 0.00001 87  < 0.00001
Kaneda [35] 388/386 − 2.29 − 2.82 to − 1.77  < 0.00001 75 0.0005
Laende [32] 372/368 − 2.67 − 3.44 to − 1.91  < 0.00001 87  < 0.00001
MacDessi [31] 326/323 − 2.85 − 3.51 to − 2.20  < 0.00001 80  < 0.0001
Matsumoto [29] 366/361 − 2.55 − 3.31 to − 1.80  < 0.00001 85  < 0.00001
McEwen [28] 355/350 − 2.77 − 3.65 to − 1.88  < 0.00001 87  < 0.00001
Yeo [26] 366/361 − 2.68 − 3.50 to − 1.86  < 0.00001 87  < 0.00001
Young [24] 347/341 − 2.70 − 3.48 to − 1.93  < 0.00001 87  < 0.00001
  1. MD mean difference