Table 1: Spreadsheet Model used for data collection of the Parameters analysed at the different time intervals (pre- and post-operative).

Pre-operative 24 h post-operative 48 h post-operative 7 days post-operative 21 days post-operative 2 months post-operative
Hb X X X
Flexion X X X X X X
Pain X X X X X X

Hb: Haemoglobin, Flexion: Flexion gain, Pain: Pain based on a visual analogue scale, WOMAC: Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Index.