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Table 5 Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) Assessments at Different Time Intervals

From: Effects of teriparatide on cementless bipolar hemiarthroplasty in patients with osteoporotic femoral neck fractures

  Pre-injury Post-operation
   3 months 6 months 9 months 12 months
SF-12 PCS
 Group A 45.9 ± 8.5 28.2 ± 11.3 37.2 ± 10.8 39.2 ± 11.0 44.3 ± 11.6
 Group B 46.2 ± 9.8 29.2 ± 11.3 38.1 ± 10.6 40.3 ± 9.9 45.0 ± 10.0
SF-12 MCS
 Group A 59.2 ± 11.9 50.8 ± 11.1 53.7 ± 9.3 51.9 ± 10.6 54.2 ± 10.5
 Group B 58.6 ± 10.9 51.7 ± 11.6 53.4 ± 9.5 52.4 ± 11.9 54.5 ± 10.9
  1. Group A: patients without supplementary pharmacologic treatment
  2. Group B: patients treated with teriparatide
  3. Values are shown as mean (standard deviation)
  4. p-values for between-group comparison were determined by Student’s t test
  5. Abbreviations: HHS, Harris hip score
  6. *Statistically significant (p < 0.05)