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Table 5 Total WOMAC score

From: Proximal fibular resection improves knee biomechanics and enhances tibial stress fracture healing in patients with osteoarthritis with varus deformity: a prospective, randomized control analysis

GroupToolPre-operative (baseline)1 month3 month6 month12 month
ControlTotal WOMAC54.70 ± 2.0540.22 ± 3.4134.48 ± 1.5635.25 ± 2.5026.96 ± 2.63
t–value20.262943.702433.495846.3177
p-values<.0001<.0001<.0001<.0001
Treatment group54.16 ± 1.8835.13 ± 2.16*26.3 ± 2.61*23.8 ± 2.12*19.93 ± 1.91*
t-value36.739447.956259.225570.5373
p-value<.0001<.0001<.0001<.0001
  1. *One patient was excluded (lost to follow-up) (*n = 30)