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Table 2 Clinical outcomes of patients with gluteal muscle contracture release with two surgical options (mean ± SD or n, %)

From: Arthroscopic release using F and C method versus conventional open release method in the treatment of gluteal muscle contracture: a comparative study

Parameters Arthroscopic surgery (n = 75) Conventional open surgery (n = 71) P-value
HOS - ADL Subscale 97.98 ± 3.98 (84–100) 96.64 ± 5.07 (81–100) 0.078
HOS - Sports Subscale 95.55 ± 4.83 (81–100) 94.67 ± 6.17 (75–100) 0.340
Ye et al. evaluation criteria (n, %)    0.727
 Excellent 71 (94.7) 65 (91.6)  
 Good 3 (4) 4 (5.6)  
 Poor 1 (1.3) 2 (2.8)  
Patient satisfaction (n, %)    
 Cosmetic satisfaction 75 (100) 51 (71.8) <0.001*
 Functional Satisfaction 71 (94.7) 66 (93) 0.740
Recurrence (n, %)    0.612
 No 74 (98.7) 69 (97.2)  
 Yes 1 (1.3) 2 (2.8)  
  1. No statistical significant differences were observed in all the clinical parameters except cosmetic satisfaction
  2. SD Standard deviation, HOS-ADL Hip Outcome Score - Activity of daily living, HOS-Sports Hip Outcome Score – Sports
  3. *Statistically significant difference between the groups