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Table 4 Functional Outcome Scores of Patients with and without Chemoprophylaxis

From: Chemoprophylaxis in addition to mechanical prophylaxis after total knee arthroplasty surgery does not reduce the incidence of venous thromboembolism

Type of Outcome With chemical prophylaxis Without chemical prophylaxis P-value
Post-Op 6 months SF-36 PCS 85.6 82.5 0.682
Post-Op 6 months SF-36 MCS 78.6 94.3 0.00
Post-Op 6 months WOMAC 82.6 83.0 0.914
Post-Op 12 months SF-36 PCS 76.0 74.4 0.118
Post-Op 12 months SF-36 MCS 82.4 68.8 0.00
Post-Op 12 months WOMAC 70.8 72.3 0.567
Post-Op 24 months SF-36 PCS 55.3 55.8 0.573
Post-Op 24 months SF-36 MCS 61.7 54.6 0.006
Post-Op 24 months WOMAC 51.9 56.5 0.08