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Table 1 Baseline characteristics and results of the included patients

From: Clinical results of arthroscopic tight fibrous band release for adult moderate-to-severe gluteal fibrosis using anterior and posterior portals: a retrospective analysis of 118 consecutive cases

Variables
No. of patients 138
Age, mean (range) 28.6 (18–42)
Gender (male/female) 58/80 (42%/58%)
History of hip intramuscular injection 100% (both benzyl alcohol and penicillin)
Snapping symptom 138 (100%)
Duration of symptoms, median (range) 25 years (12 month–35 years)
Operation time, mins, mean (range) 18 (10–30)
Blood loss, ml, mean (range) 4 (2–10)
Total days of hospital stay, days, mean (range) 3.85 (1–7)
Length of postoperative hospital stay, days, mean (range) 1.28 (1–6)
Follow-up No. of patients 118
Follow-up period, months, mean (range) 36 (6–72)
Complications
 Post-operative minimal hematomas, n 2
 Bruising, n 2
 local subcutaneous edema, n 2
Pre-op adduction, degree, mean ± standard −46.4 ± 15.6
Post-op adduction, degree, mean ± standard 22.7 ± 5.1*
No. of patients who were able to crouch with the knees close to each other after surgery 115 (97.5%)
No. of patients who were able to cross the affected leg completely after surgery 114 (96.6%)
Pre-op GD scale, mean ± standard 55.5 ± 10.6
Post-op GD scale, mean ± standard 90.1 ± 5.2*
Patient satisfaction rate 113 (95.8%)
  1. * p < 0.05, Post-op vs Pre-op