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Table 1 Comparison of study parameters between groups (Pair-wise)

From: A prospective comparative study of local infiltration versus adductor block versus combined use of the two techniques following knee arthroplasty

 LIA
(Group I) (Mean ± SD)
ACB
(Group II) (Mean ± SD)
ACB AND LIA
(Group III) (Mean ± SD)
p-value
Group
(I vs. II)
Group
(I vs. III)
Group
(II vs. III)
Age (Years)65.7 ± 1067.2 ± 868.2 ± 8.30.7430.4310.868
Flexion of knee on 1st POD78.3 ± 6.477 ± 7.680.3 ± 4.20.6410.3240.054
Pain Score
0 HR2 ± 0.72.3 ± 1.51.8 ± 10.5230.7090.149
6 HR2.8 ± 1.22.8 ± 1.22.3 ± 1.31.0000.1660.166
12 HR2.5 ± 1.23 ± 1.12.4 ± 10.0780.8730.023*
24 HR2.7 ± 1.13.4 ± 12.6 ± 1.20.018*0.8660.004*
Change (0 to 24 h)0.70 ± .121.1 ± 1.690.77 ± 1.44 
p–value of Change0.001*0.0001*0.002*
Consumption of Fentanyl
0–6 HR6 ± 4.17.4 ± 5.63.5 ± 3.80.3600.042*0.001*
6–12 HR8.1 ± 6.110.6 ± 7.15.7 ± 4.80.1720.1790.001*
12–24 HR9.2 ± 6.711 ± 6.36.6 ± 5.50.3670.1600.005*
Change (0–6 to 12–24 h)3.20 ± 5.993.67 ± 5.823.15 ± 5.17 
p–value of Change0.002*0.0001*0.0001*
WOMAC Score
Pre-operative61.7 ± 6.662.9 ± 8.161.5 ± 10.10.7990.9980.761
2 Weeks follow up55.2 ± 6.455.9 ± 7.855 ± 9.50.9190.9890.856
6 weeks follow up27.7 ± 5.227.3 ± 5.829 ± 6.60.9500.5740.392
Change (Pre Op to 6 weeks)33.97 ± 4.4535.57 ± 4.8132.52 ± 5.13 
p–value of Change0.0001*0.0001*0.0001*
  1. *p-value < 0.005, statistically significant; #-Independent t-test; ##-One WAY ANOVA Tests
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