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Table 5 Comparison of postoperative data between the two groups

From: Comparison of cylindrical and tapered stem designs for femoral revision hip arthroplasty

classification cylindrical group
(N = 54)
tapered group
(N = 66)
P value
Stress-shielded bone resorption 21 9 0.001
Postoperative thigh pain 7 3 0.097
Subsidence of more than 5 mm 7 10 0.732
Paprosky I 0 0  
Paprosky II 0 0  
Paprosky IIIA 6 8  
Paprosky IIIB 1 2  
Stem length    
190(mm) 39 16  
225(mm) 31  
260(mm) 15  
265(mm) 19  
305(mm) 0  
190–230(mm) 39 47 0.903
230–270(mm) 15 19 0.903
>270(mm) 0 0