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Table 3 Comparison stress X-ray data 3, 6, and 12 months postoperatively in the two groups

From: The effect of interleukin-8 in the early stage after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with remnant preservation

PostoperativelyRemnant-preserved groupConventional groupp value
3 months(n = 8)(n = 9) 
 30° flexion (mm)0.46 ± 0.193.39 ± 0.28< 0.001
 90° flexion (mm)0.79 ± 0.253.19 ± 0.21< 0.001
6 months(n = 20)(n = 19) 
 30° flexion (mm)1.15 ± 0.252.96 ± 0.28< 0.001
 90° flexion (mm)0.76 ± 0.192.73 ± 0.25< 0.001
12 months(n = 9)(n = 17) 
 30° flexion (mm)1.47 ± 0.402.87 ± 0.340.018
 90° flexion (mm)0.89 ± 0.252.74 ± 0.30< 0.001
  1. Data presented as mean ± standard deviation. Stress radiography performed using a Telos device