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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients

From: Elastic pneumatic tourniquet cuff can reduce postoperative thigh pain after total knee arthroplasty: a prospective randomized trial

  Group E
(n = 48)
Group C
(n = 48)
P-value
Male/female 6 / 42 4 / 44 n.s
Age (year) 69.7 ± 4.5 71.9 ± 4.9 n.s
BMI (kg/m2) 27.0 ± 3.6 26.2 ± 4.9 n.s
Surgical time (min) 51.4 ± 13.0 50.0 ± 12.3 n.s
  1. The data are expressed as the mean ± standard deviations
  2. Group E elastic cuff group, Group C conventional cuff group, BMI body mass index, n.s not significant