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Table 2 Comparison of cartilage thickness, posterior intercondylar distance and impact on rotation between men and women

From: Impact of posterior femoral condylar cartilage and posterior intercondylar distance on rotation of femoral component in total knee arthroplasty

  Total (n = 50) Men (n = 19) Women (n = 31) p-value Men vs Women
Medial side: m (mm) 0.6 ± 0.5 (0.02.1) 0.9 ± 0.6 (0.32.1) 0.4 ± 0.4 (0.01.7) < 0.001*
Lateral side: l (mm) 1.8 ± 0.6 (0.43.0) 1.9 ± 0.4 (0.92.5) 1.7 ± 0.6 (0.43.0) 0.16
Differences: l − m (mm) 1.2 ± 0.7 (− 0.12.8) 1.0 ± 0.6 (− 0.12.0) 1.3 ± 0.7 (0.22.8) 0.16
Posterior intercondylar distance: d (mm) 46.1 ± 3.3 (39.053.0) 49.1 ± 2.7 (44.053.0) 44.2 ± 2.0 (39.048.0) < 0.001*
Impact on rotation: θ (°) 1.5 ± 0.9 (− 0.13.9) 1.2 ± 0.7 (− 0.12.4) 1.7 ± 0.9 (0.33.9) 0.12
  1. Data are presented as the mean ± standard deviation. Medial side, m; lateral side, l; differences, l – m; posterior intercondylar distance, d; impact on rotation, θ. *Significant value