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Official Journal of the Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Table 5 Postoperative functional evaluation of patients in the PL and ALS groups

From: Comparison of short-term outcomes of anterolateral supine approach and posterolateral approach for primary total hip arthroplasty: a retrospective study

Factors for functional evaluation PL ALS P value
ROM (POD 1) (degrees) 55.7 ± 19.8 42.6 ± 18.5 0.001
POD 2 61.7 ± 19 55.4 ± 20.6 0.13
POD 3 70 ± 17.6 63.2 ± 26.5 0.13
POD 4 78.4 ± 17.5 72.7 ± 25.9 0.19
POD 5 82.8 ± 17 77.8 ± 21.8 0.22
POD 6 84.8 ± 17.1 78.6 ± 19.4 0.1
POD 7 86.1 ± 18.4 81.2 ± 18.7 0.21
SLR (days until achievement) 2.5 ± 2.9 4.3 ± 3.4 0.006
Walker (days until achievement) 4.4 ± 2.3 3.9 ± 2.1 0.31
Cane (days until achievement) 9.1 ± 3.5 7.1 ± 2.6 0.004
Hospital stay (days) 18.6 ± 4.1 15.5 ± 3.6 0.001
Rate of transfer 4/63 3/34 1.0
  1. ALS: anterolateral supine; PL: posterolateral; POD: postoperative day; ROM: range of motion; SLR: straight leg raising