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Table 4 Comparisons between MBR groups

From: Ultrasonic evaluation of muscle functional recovery following free functioning gracilis transfer, a preliminary study

Parameters MBR > 1 MBR ≤  1 P
CR1 1.24 ± 0.14 1.21 ± 0.17 0.660
Muscle strength 3.56 ± 0.51 2.94 ± 1.09 0.038
ROM 78.67 ± 16.98 68.35 ± 35.06 0.272
CR2 1.24 ± 0.11 1.21 ± 0.15 0.500
MBR 1.11 ± 0.11 0.89 ± 0.05  < 0.001
  1. CR contraction ratio, MBR muscle bulk ratio, ROM range of motion
  2. CR1 was the post-transplant CR value, while CR2 was the pre- transplant CR value