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Table 1 Overall Comparison of Initial (INI) and Final (FIN) Compartment Pressure

From: Objective quantification of ligament balancing using VERASENSE in measured resection and modified gap balance total knee arthroplasty

  Initial (lbf.) Final (lbf.) P-valuea
Medial compartment
 Full Extension 27.3 ± 25.8 17.7 ± 7.8 0.001
 30° 22.9 ± 25.0 13.3 ± 5.6 0.000
 60° 22.5 ± 24.2 12.0 ± 6.3 0.000
 90° 22.0 ± 25.7 11.0 ± 6.8 0.000
 Full Flexion 21.3 ± 21.5 10.5 ± 7.9 0.000
Lateral compartment
 Full Extension 15.8 ± 11.7 13.9 ± 6.3 0.082
 30° 14.9 ± 11.3 12.9 ± 5.6 0.046
 60° 13.2 ± 11.3 11.8 ± 6.0 0.174
 90° 12.0 ± 11.4 10.2 ± 6.5 0.074
 Full Flexion 10.9 ± 11.7 8.5 ± 6.6 0.017
  1. aPaired-t test. The p values of < 0.05 was considered significant