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Table 3 Results of 12-month postinjury evaluation

From: Treatment of acute Achilles tendon rupture – a multicentre, non-inferiority analysis

Outcome Total
(n = 422)
Surgical treatment
(n = 363)
Non-surgical treatment
(n = 59)
p-value Difference between groups
Mean (95% CI)
Achilles Tendon Rupture Score 81.5 (18.6)
87.0 (0.0; 100.0)
n = 399
81.5 (18.2)
87.0 (0.0; 100.0)
n = 340
81.7 (21.4)
91.0 (2.0; 100.0)
n = 59
0.36 −0.253 (−5.673; 5.785)
LSI – maximum height 80.7 (15.3)
81.1 (28.0; 139.3)
n = 397
80.9 (15.5)
81.3 (33.6; 139.3)
n = 338
79.5 (14.4)
79.6 (28.0; 105.0)
n = 59
0.81 1.43 (−2.43; 5.59)
LSI – total work 73.3 (25.3)
73.2 (7.0; 288.0)
n = 396
73.4 (26.4)
73.1 (7.0; 288.0)
n = 337
72.7 (18.2)
75.0 (7.0; 111.4)
n = 59
0.67 0.686 (−4.520; 6.253)
LSI – concentric power 85.0 (27.1)
80.6 (24.6; 216.0)
n = 390
85.4 (25.7)
82.0 (24.6; 200.0)
n = 332
82.5 (34.1)
72.9 (34.0; 216.0)
n = 58
0.063 2.93 (−6.38; 11.90)
LSI – repetitions 90.3 (23.6)
90.2 (13.3; 275.0)
n = 397
90.1 (24.5)
89.2 (13.3; 275.0)
n = 338
91.4 (17.9)
92.0 (26.0; 139.4)
n = 59
0.24 −1.30 (−6.32; 4.13)
  1. For continuous variables, the mean (standard deviation)/median (min; max)/n = is presented
  2. CI Confidence Interval, LSI Limb Symmetry Index