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Table 1 Up to 11 years follow-up on HemiCAP/ UniCAPs in elder patients > 65 years, with high significant improvements in pain- and function-scores

From: A longterm prospective follow-up study of resurfacing miniprosthesis suitable for patients above sixtyfive years with localized cartilage lesions or early osteoarthritis in the knee

  Pre-op follow-up Comparison
n Median Range n Median Range p-value*
BMI 23 28 +/− 3.7 10 29 +/− 3.8 ns
KSS
 - Objective 23 50 +/− 8.3 10 90 +/− 6.3 p < 0.01
 - Function 23 45 +/−11.7 10 85 +/− 4.7 p < 0.01
Pain score 23 7 +/− 0.9 10 4 +/−1.9 P < 0.01
KL score
 - Medial 23 2.0 +/− 0.6 10 2.5 +/− 0.5 p < 0.01
 - Lateral 23 1.4 +/− 0.6 10 2.0 +/− 0.9 p < 0.01
  1. KSS Knee Society Scores, BMI Body mass index, KL Kellgren-Lawence, ns Not significant
  2. * Wilcoxon signed-rank test
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