Skip to main content

Table 3 Differences and correlations of synovial metal ion levels in respective to ordinal histological observations

From: Diagnostic utility of joint fluid metal ion measurement for histopathological findings in metal-on-metal hip replacements

   THA Hip resurfacing
   Chrome Cobalt Chrome Cobalt
Surface necrosis Correlation p = .3 p = .009 Effect size: ρ = .21 p = .014 Effect size: ρ = .511 p = .002 Effect size: ρ = .632
Thickness of histiocyte sheets Correlation p = .2 p = .5 p = .2 p = .2
Thickness of lymphocyte cuffs Correlation p = .3 p = .4 p = .008 Effect size: ρ = .546 p = .001 Effect size: ρ = .640
Particle load Correlation p = .9 p = .2 p = .4 p = .7