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Table 6 Relative MCID of 30% improvement after total hip replacement

From: Patient-reported health outcomes after total hip and knee surgery in a Dutch University Hospital Setting: results of twenty years clinical registry

  Primary hip replacementb Revisionsc
  T = 6 months T = 12 months T = 6 months T = 12 months
Harris Hip Score 84.5% (N = 373) 86.6% (N = 419) 59.3% (N = 91) 66.3% (N = 104)
Oxford Hip Scorea 88.8% (N = 347) 91.5% (N = 365) 61.8% (N = 89) 67.1% (N = 85)
VAS pain (rest)a 88.9% (N = 348) 91.3% (N = 357) 74.4% (N = 73) 76.8% (N = 82)
VAS pain (exercise)a 84.5% (N = 375) 91.1% (N = 403) 67.4% (N = 95) 74.7% (N = 99)
  1. HHS Harris Hip Score, OHS Oxford Hip Score, VAS Visual Analog Scale
  2. aPatients with pre-operative score of 0 points were equaled to 1 point, because it is not possible to establish relative differences from a baseline value 0
  3. bPrimary hip replacement: HHS: 4.9% excluded because of ceiling. OHS: 4.7% excluded because of ceiling. VAS pain rest: 15.4% were excluded because of ceiling. VAS pain exercise: 2.2% were excluded because of ceiling
  4. cRevisions: HHS: 12.7% excluded because of ceiling. OHS: 9.7% excluded because of ceiling. VAS pain rest: 24% were excluded because of ceiling. VAS pain exercise: 8.9% were excluded because of ceiling
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