Table 4

Average inflammation score

GroupPreop1 Week4 Weeks12 Weeks
IOAB with19.3 (5.9)16.4 (8)10.9 (8.7)2.6 (2.2)
(p<0.0001) (p<0.0001) (p<0.0001)
IOAB without18.6 (5.3)21.6 (8.1)14.0 (8.4)3.2 (2.8)
(p=0.009) (p=0.001) (p<0.0001)
  • Significant decrease in inflammation score.

  • Significant increase in inflammation score.

  • (Paired t test.)