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Table 3 Results of the postoperative score evaluation in both groups at 12 months follow-up

From: Modified Bunnell suture repair versus bundle-to-bundle suture repair for acute Achilles tendon rupture: a prospective comparative study of patients aged <45 years

  Group A(bundle-bundle repair) Group B modified Bunnel suture) Mean difference 95% confidence interval t p
ATRS 90.67 ± 2.66 91.10 ± 2.24 −0.496 (−1.688,0.828) t = −0.065 p = 0.684
AOFAS 95.40 ± 3.65 95.38 ± 3.44 0.013 (−1.805,1.831) t = −0.014 p = 0.989
VAS 0.36 ± 0.49 0.32 ± 0.48 0.044 (−0.203,0.291) t = 0.357 p = 0.723
  1. “*”: statistically significant difference between two groups (P > 0.05; Student’s t-test)
  2. ATRS Achilles Tendon Total Rupture Score, VISA-A Victorian Institute of Sports Assessment-Achilles score, VAS Visual analogue scale score