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Table 3 VAS pain scores in rest before and after treatment

From: Can diagnostic injections predict the outcome in foot and ankle arthrodesis?

  Baseline VAS rest +/- SD VAS rest at follow-up +/- SD P-value
Group I
Pos-injection + surgery 3,5 +/- 2,4 1,3 +/- 1,4 <.001*
Group II
Pos-injection–surgery 3,1 +/- 2,1 3,5 +/- 1,8 .345
Group III
Neg-injection + surgery 1,8 +/- 1,7 0,4 +/- 0,7 .068
Group IV
Neg-injection–surgery 3,8 +/- 2,8 3,0 +/- 1,4 .289
  1. *Indicating a significant improvement (p < 0.05) from baseline to follow-up.
  2. Indicating a trend to improvement (p < .10) from baseline to follow-up.
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