Stem Cells International / 2017 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

Avoidance of Total Knee Arthroplasty in Early Osteoarthritis of the Knee with Intra-Articular Implantation of Autologous Activated Peripheral Blood Stem Cells versus Hyaluronic Acid: A Randomized Controlled Trial with Differential Effects of Growth Factor Addition

Table 6


WOMAC scoreGr 1 ()Gr 2 ()Gr 3 ()

Time (months)016120161201612
Total218.5131.168.7bb,cc,dd52a,b212.2154.3114.2cc,ee75c,d215.3170.2134.6dd,ee126.8a,c,e,aa,bb
Pain95.56030.5ff,gg28f,g93.56950ff30g,h968364gg57k,f,h,j
Stiffness5127.515.5hh9l,m,n49.532.521.5ii20o,l5032.526.5hh,ii31.5q,r,l
Function69.343.622.7jj,kk15s,t69.352.842.7jj25x,y69.354.745.1kk38.8z,s,x,za

Total: a = Gr 1 versus Gr 3, ; b = intra Gr 1 month 0 versus 12, ; c = Gr 2 versus Gr 3, ; d = intra Gr 2 month 0 versus 12, ; e = intra Gr 3 month 0 versus 12, ; aa = pooled Gr 1 & 2 versus Gr 3, ; bb = Gr1 month 6 versus Gr3 month 12, ; cc = Gr 1 month 6 versus Gr 2 month 6, ; dd = Gr 1 month 6 versus Gr 3 month 6, ; ee = Gr 2 month 6 versus Gr 3 month 6, . Pain: f = Gr 1 versus Gr 3, ; g = intra Gr 1 month 0 versus 12, ; h = Gr 2 versus Gr 3, ; i = intra Gr 2 month 0 versus 12, ; j = pooled Gr 1 & 2 versus Gr 3, ; k = intra Gr 3 month 0 versus 12, ; ff = Gr 1 pain month 6 versus Gr 2 month 6, ; gg = Gr 1 pain month 6 versus Gr 3 month 6, . Stiffness: l = Gr 1 versus Gr 2, ; m = Gr 1 versus Gr 3, ; n = intra Gr 1 month 0 versus 12, ; o = intra Gr 2 month 0 versus 12, ; q = pooled Gr 1 & 2 versus Gr 3, ; r = intra Gr 3 month 0 versus 12 ; Gr 2 versus Gr 3, ; hh = Gr 1 stiffness month 6 versus Gr 3 month 6, ; ii = Gr 2 stiffness month 6 versus Gr 3 month 6, . Function: s = Gr 1 versus Gr 3, ; t = intra Gr 1 month 0 versus 12, ; x = Gr 2 versus Gr 3, ; y = intra Gr 2 month 0 versus 12, ; z = pooled Gr 1 & 2 versus Gr 3, ; za = intra Gr 3 month 0 versus 12, ; jj = Gr 1 function month 6 versus Gr 2 month 6, ; kk = Gr 1 function month 6 versus Gr 3 month 6, .

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