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Table 3 Comparison of pre-and postoperative SF-36 scores between the ring and non-ring annuloplasty groups

From: Outcomes of tricuspid annuloplasty with and without prosthetic rings: a retrospective follow-up study

Domain and summary scores De Vega procedure Ring annuloplasty
Physical Functioning Pre 33.60 ± 10.86 34.67 ± 15.31
Post 46.11 ± 13.84 52.67 ± 11.04
P Value <0.001 <0.001
Role-physical Problem Pre 30.34 ± 15.38 32.92 ± 13.00
Post 49.65 ± 14.17 53.75 ± 14.37
P Value <0.001 <0.001
Body Pain Pre 47.46 ± 16.04 47.78 ± 14.00
Post 51.16 ± 15.32 52.22 ± 12.75
P Value 0.320 0.204
General Health Perception Pre 39.31 ± 9.19 38.17 ± 15.95
Post 46.39 ± 13.29 51.67 ± 11.32
P Value <0.001 <0.001
Vitality Pre 42.17 ± 9.16 43.89 ± 11.28
Post 46.83 ± 10.87 49.17 ± 9.90
P Value 0.077 0.038
Social Functioning Pre 35.67 ± 9.44 37.50 ± 9.52
Post 46.17 ± 9.35 47.08 ± 9.66
P Value <0.001 <0.001
Role-emotional Problem Pre 45.18 ± 9.65 43.51 ± 14.64
Post 57.4 ± 13.71 53.70 ± 11.42
P Value <0.001 0.002
Mental Health Pre 47.00 ± 14.36 37.78 ± 12.16
Post 48.17 ± 13.29 45.97 ± 14.48
P Value 0.745 0.011
PCS Pre 38.61 ± 6.55 38.38 ± 8.34
Post 47.40 ± 6.97 52.58 ± 6.89
P Value <0.001 <0.001
MCS Pre 42.50 ± 5.69 40.67 ± 5.73
Post 49.64 ± 5.74 48.98 ± 5.81
P Value <0.001 <0.001
  1. MCS mental component summary, PCS physical component summary. Bold face numbers shows the P < 0.05