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Table 3 Thigh and leg circumferences (centimeters)

From: Peri-articular tranexamic acid injection in total knee arthroplasty: a randomized controlled trial

  Peri-articular group Intravenous group P value*
(n = 30) (n = 30)
Thigh (cm)    
 Preoperative 44.25 (+/− 6.61) 43.63 (+/− 4.24) 0.627
 Postoperative 46.30 (+/− 7.03) 45.10 (+/− 4.21) 0.398
 Difference 2.05 (+/− 1.47) 1.47 (+/− 1.19) 0.093
Leg (cm)    
 Preoperative 35.20 (+/− 3.88) 33.57 (+/− 2.97) 0.069
 Postoperative 36.57 (+/− 3.96) 34.70 (+/− 3.37) 0.052
 Difference 1.39 (+/− 1.27) 1.16 (+/− 1.08) 0.491
  1. Values are number or mean (+/−Standard deviation = SD)
  2. *P < 0.05 considered significant