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Table 1 Benson surgical outcomes rating

From: Clinical results of endoscopic sciatic nerve decompression for deep gluteal syndrome: mean 2-year follow-up

Outcomes Symptoms
Excellent No pain with prolonged periods of sitting (>30 min), strenuous activity, bending, twisting, stairs, rapid walking, jogging.
Good No pain with short periods of sitting (≤30 min) or daily activities or mild pain with prolonged periods of sitting or strenuous activity.
Fair Occasional mild pain with short periods of sitting or normal daily activities or moderate pain with prolonged sitting or strenuous activity.
Poor Severe pain with short periods of sitting or normal daily activities, little change from preoperative level of pain associated with sciatic nerve.