Table 5

Number of dogs in a cross table with different scores for the overall hip pain improvement or deterioration according to the owners' general impression of their dog's behaviour in its daily life after six and 24 months in the originally gold implantation group.

Evaluation of hip pain signs after 24 months


Owner's assessment → ↓

No pain signs

Large improvement in signs

Moderate improvement in signs

No change in signs

Moderate deterioration in signs

Severe deterioration in signs

Total


Evaluation of hip pain signs after 6 months

No pain signs

1

3

1

0

0

0

5

Large improvement

2

10

4

0

0

0

16

Moderate Improvement

0

4

4

0

0

0

8

No change

0

2

1

0

2

0

5

Moderate deterioration

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Severe deterioration

0

0

0

0

0

0

0


Total

3

19

10

0

2

0

34


The last row of the table shows the situation after six months, and the last column the results after 24 months. The bold figures display no change in hip pain signs or dysfunction from six months to 24 months. Figures to the right and left of the bold figures express the deterioration and ameliorations, respectively.

Jæger et al. Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2007 49:9   doi:10.1186/1751-0147-49-9

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