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Clinical Study

The Hip Functional Retrieval after Elective Surgery May Be Enhanced by Supplemented Essential Amino Acids

Table 5

Changes over time of clinical-functional test Harris hip score (HHS) in both placebo and EAA groups.

PlaceboEAAs level
AdmissionDischargeAdmissionDischarge ()

Harris hip score39.78 ± 4.8970 ± 7.141.8 ± 1.1576.37 ± 6.6 0.006
HHS items
Pain18.7 ± 3.432.4 ± 6.220 ± 039.2 ± 5.59 0.01
Support1.73 ± 0.692.7 ± 0.451.93 ± 0.372.73 ± 0.45 0.7
Limp4.83 ± 0.918.5 ± 1.385 ± 08.72 ± 1.53 0.5
Distance1.93 ± 0.368 ± 02.1 ± 0.558 ± 0 0.8
Sitting3.13 ± 0.54.33 ± 0.963 ± 04.03 ± 1.01 0.7
Public transportation00.56 ± 0.500.58 ± 0.509 0.9
Stairs02 ± 002 ± 0
Shoe/socks1.86 ± 0.503.06 ± 1.012 ± 02.69 ± 0.97 0.3
Deformity4 ± 04 ± 04 ± 04 ± 0
ROM3.51 ± 0.354.43 ± 0.333.58 ± 0.3874.44 ± 0.25 0.9

Statistical analysis: Kruskal-Wallis test.
Level of significance set at .

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