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Table 4 Subjective satisfactory

From: Evaluation of the ‘Spaarne soft tissue procedure’ as a treatment for recurrent patellar dislocations: a four-in-one technique

  All knees With redislocation No redislocation P-value With subluxation No subluxation P-value
Satisfactory after surgery
 Excellent, n (%) 11 (32.4%) 2 (25.0%) 9 (34.6%)   2 (15.4%) 9 (42.9%)  
 Good, n (%) 16 (47.1%) 3 (37.5%) 13 (50.0%)   5 (38.5%) 11 (52.4%)  
 Reasonable, n (%) 5 (14.7%) 1 (12.5%) 4 (15.4%)   5 (38.5%) 0 (0.0%)  
 Bad, n (%) 2 (5.9%) 2 (25.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0.27 1 (7.7%) 1 (4.8%) 0.02
Change in daily functioning
 Much improved, n (%) 6 (17.6%) 1 (12.5%) 5 (19.2%)   2 (15.4%) 4 (19.0%)  
 Improved, n (%) 7 (20.6%) 0 (0.0%) 7 (26.9%)   1 (7.7%) 6 (28.6%)  
 Slightly improved, n (%) 7 (20.6%) 3 (37.5%) 4 (15.4%)   4 (30.8%) 3 (14.3%)  
 Not changed, n (%) 10 (29.4%) 1 (12.5%) 9 (34.6%)   4 (30.8%) 6 (28.6%)  
 Slightly worse, n (%) 3 (8.8%) 2 (25.0%) 1 (3.8%)   1 (7.7%) 2 (9.5%)  
 Much worse, n (%) 1 (2.9%) 1 (12.5%) 0 (0.0%) 0.13 1 (7.7%) 0 (0.0%) 0.38
Change in pain intensity
 Much improved, n (%) 7 (20.6%) 1 (12.5%) 6 (23.1%)   2 (15.4%) 5 (23.8%)  
 Improved, n (%) 11 (32.4%) 0 (0.0%) 11 (42.3%)   3 (23.1%) 8 (38.1%)  
 Slightly improved, n (%) 5 (14.7%) 3 (37.5%) 2 (7.7%)   2 (15.4%) 3 (14.3%)  
 Not changed, n (%) 5 (14.7%) 0 (0.0%) 5 (19.2%)   2 (15.4%) 3 (14.3%)  
 Slightly worse, n (%) 5 (14.7%) 3 (37.5%) 2 (7.7%)   3 (23.1%) 2 (9.5%)  
 Much worse, n (%) 1 (2.9%) 1 (12.5%) 0 (0.0%) 0.03 1 (15.4%) 0 (0.0%) 0.16
  1. n Number of knees