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Table 2 Correlation analysis between the notch sizes (cartilage level and bone level) and the knee scores at six months postoperative

From: Influence of the anterior notch in mobile-bearing UKA on patellofemoral radiotracer uptake and clinical outcome

  notch cartilage 95% CI notch bone 95% CI
Kujala 6mo   r 0.458 0.067–0.727 0.440 0.045–0.752
p 0.024 0.032  
KOOS symptoms 6 months r 0.635 0.312–0.826 0.501 0.123–0.752
p 0.001 0.013
KOOS pain r 0.352 −0.059-0.661 0.345 −0.067-0.656
p 0.092 0.099
KOOS ADL r 0.501 0.123–0.752 0.375 −0.033-0.676
p 0.013 0.071
KOOS sport r 0.257 −0.163-0.598 0.391 −0.014-0.686
p 0.226 0.059
KOOS QoL r 0.564 0.208–0.788 0.585 0.238–0.799
p 0.004 0.003
  1. Significant correlations are marked in grey. (r: Spearman correlation coefficient; p: p value; ADL: activities of daily living; QoL: quality of life)