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Table 3 Clinical outcome in the perichondrium group (11 of 25 patients, 44%)

From: Two-component surface replacement implants compared with perichondrium transplantation for restoration of Metacarpophalangeal and proximal Interphalangeal joints: a retrospective cohort study with a mean follow-up time of 6 respectively 26 years

Perichondrium transplantation MCP (n = 6) PIP (n = 5)
Median age at index surgery (Mean/SD/min-max) 41 years (41/6.6/33–50) 50 years (42/12.8/26–53)
Median follow-up time (Mean/SD/min-max) 23.5 years (19.1/11.8/4–31) 33 years (32.4/1.5/30–34)
Median range-of-motion (Mean/SD/min-max) 70 degrees (66/16.3/40–90) 20 degrees (29/24.6/0–65)
Median pain at rest (Mean/SD/min-max) 0.0 (0/0/0) 0.0 (0/0/0)
Median pain at activity (Mean/SD/min-max) 0.5 (0.6/0.8/0–2) 1.0 (1.4/1.1/0–4)
Median strength JAMAR operated side (Mean/SD/min-max) 38 kg (37.8/9.1/25–52) 10 kg (25.2/16.3/9–52)
Median strength JAMAR non-op side (Mean/SD/min-max) 40 kg (42/8.9/28–53) 10 kg (28.4/26.3/9–62)
Strength in percent op vs non-op side 90% 89%
Median Quick DASH score (Mean/SD/min-max) 8.7 (11.9/10.7/4–33) 8.3 (6.3/3.2/1–8)