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Table 3 Results of the clinical evaluation of men with the WOMAC scale before and after SPIRON femoral neck endoprosthesis

From: Cementless femoral neck endoprosthesis SPIRON in men in aspects of clinical status and quality of life in an average 7-year follow-up

  WOMACa scale
Pain Stiffness Activity Total
Before surgery After surgery Before surgery After surgery Before surgery After surgery Before surgery After surgery
Min 2 0 0 0 3 0 5 0
Q1 10 0 0 0 36.25 0 48.25 0
Me 13 0 0 0 42.5 0 57 0
Q3 16 2 0.75 0 47 4 65.5 5.75
Max 20 12 6 3 78 36 94 50
Wilcoxon test p < 0.001   p < 0.001 p < 0.001
n+ 0 0 0 0
n0 0 29 0 0
n– 34 5 34 34
Sign test p < 0.001 p = 0.031 p < 0.001 p < 0.001
Trinomial test p < 0.001 p = 0.022 p < 0.001 p < 0.001
  1. aWOMAC Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Arthritis Index