Table 4

Thigh pain, OKS and EQ-5D outcomes based on intervention group. data provided as mean and SD

OutcomeTime pointN valid responses
(inflated, not inflated)
Tourniquet inflated
(mean, SD)
Tourniquet not inflated
(mean, SD)
All participants
(mean, SD)
Thigh pain VASBaseline27, 2612.9 (20.9)20.5 (22.7)16.6 (21.9)
Day 123, 2549.6 (30.4)36.2 (28.0)42.6 (29.6)
Day 225, 2732.8 (28.3)28.4 (26.8)30.6 (27.4)
Week 125, 2639.3 (33.1)38.5 (29.9)38.9 (31.2)
OKSBaseline26, 2621.0 (9.8)19.0 (6.5)20.0 (8.3)
Week 123, 2417.8 (8.4)18.5 (6.7)18.1 (7.5)
6 months25, 2535.5 (7.1)29.9 (10.1)32.7 (9.2)
12 months24, 2337.0 (8.3)33.7 (10.1)35.4 (9.3)
EQ-5DBaseline27, 260.434 (0.258)0.459 (0.208)0.446 (0.233)
Week 125, 250.308 (0.325)0.400 (0.241)0.353 (0.287)
6 months26, 250.731 (0.173)0.683 (0.183)0.707 (0.178)
12 months25, 230.736 (0.207)0.729 (0.219)0.733 (0.211)
  • EQ-5D, EuroQol-5D; OKS, Oxford Knee Score; VAS, Visual Analogue Scale.