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Table 2 Comparison of the pre- and postoperative mechanical alignment between groups investigated

From: Anterolateral approach with tibial tubercle osteotomy versus standard medial approach for primary total knee arthroplasty: does it matter?

  Preoperative Postoperative
  Group A Group B Group A Group B
Neutral 21 (28%) 12 (18%) 73 (96%) 62 (92.5%)
Varus 39 (51%) 52 (78%) 3 (4%) 3 (4.5%)
Valgus 16 (21%) 3 (4%) - 2 (3%)
Significance p = 0.0018 n.s.
  1. Chi2 test, level of significance p < 0.05