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Table 2 Preoperative and postoperative data regarding surgical efficacy according to the VAS and SF-36 scores

From: Use of percutaneous microwave ablation for the treatment of bone tumors: a retrospective study of clinical outcomes in 47 patients

 VAS scoreSF-36 score
PrePost valueP valuePrePost valueP value
BBT (n = 26)4.9 ± 1.70.8 ± 0.711.984<0.00158.1 ± 9.478.7 ± 5.2−15.37<0.001
MBT (n = 21)7.2 ± 1.11.8 ± 0.722.076<0.00142.5 ± 9.469.7 ± 6.4−18.62<0.001
  1. Pre Preoperatively, Pos Postoperatively, VAS Visual analog scale, SF-36 36-item Short-Form Health Survey, BBT Benign bone tumor, MBT Malignant bone tumor