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Table 2 Medians and quartiles for the total WOMAC osteoarthritis index, EQ-5 D [%, 100% = optimum rating] and Knee Society Knee and Function Score before and three months after total knee arthroplasty (TKA)

From: Adverse events in total knee arthroplasty: Results of a physician independent survey in 260 patients

  Before pathway implementation
(n = 132)
After pathway implementation
(n = 128)
EQ-5D   
   preoperative [%] 45% (35 - 50%) 50% (31 - 50%)
   postoperative [%] 75% (60 - 85%) 75% (60 - 80%)
WOMAC   
   preoperative [%] 41% (32 - 48%) 44% (36 - 52%)
   postoperative [%] 83% (68 - 91%) 82% (70 - 91%)
Knee Society   
Knee Score   
   preoperative [pt] 43 (29-54) 46 (37-56)
   postoperative [pt] 87 (69-94) 85 (65-92)
Knee Society Function Score   
   preoperative [pt] 50 (40-60) 55 (45-60)
   postoperative [pt] 60 (50-75) 65 (55-76)