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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Application of the Ilizarov technique for knee joint arthrodesis as a treatment for end-stage tuberculosis of the knee

Characteristics (n = 26) Value
Age, years, mean ± SD 41.3 ± 9.6
Sex, M/F 18/8
Nationality, Tibetan/Han 19/7
Side, L/R 18/8
Duration, years, mean ± SD 3.3 ± 2.4
Pre-operation ESR, mm/h, mean ± SD 49.1 ± 27.5
Pre-operation CRP, mg/L, mean ± SD 41.2 ± 37.9
Pre-operation Lysholm score, mean ± SD 36.8 ± 18.4
Previous surgery, arthroscopic synovectomy/ debridement arthrotomy 2/1
  1. ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate, CRP C reactive protein