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Table 1 Comparison of hip abductor strength and radiological measurements of the GMED between the affected side and healthy side

From: CT-based analysis of muscle volume and degeneration of gluteus medius in patients with unilateral hip osteoarthritis

  Affected side
(mean ± SD)
Healthy side
(mean ± SD)
P value
Strength of hip abduction (N) 67.8 ± 31.0 94.5 ± 26.1 <0.001
Cross-sectional area of GMED (mm2) 1838 ± 494 2260 ± 503 <0.001
Muscle volume
of GMED (cm3)
206 ± 57 260 ± 61 <0.001
CT density of the GMED
(HU)
35.6 ± 10.6 45.5 ± 6.7 <0.001
Adjusted CT density
of the GMED (mg/cm3)
29.1 ± 10.8 37.3 ± 7.2 <0.001
  1. GMED gluteus medius, HU Hounsfield unit