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Table 1 Comparison of constipation scoring system between ALTAS and TAR in rectocele

From: Changes in anorectal physiology following injection sclerotherapy using aluminum potassium sulfate and tannic acid versus transanal repair in patients with symptomatic rectocele; a retrospective cohort study

Treatment Baseline valuea,b After 3 monthsa After 3 yearsb P valuea,b
ALTAS 11.61 (2.84) 4.78 (1.09) 5.61 (0.94) < 0.001
TAR 10.83 (2.55) 4.39 (0.61) 5.44 (1.04) < 0.001
P-value 0.368 0.176 0.600  
  1. Data are expressed as absolute mean (standard deviation)
  2. Minimum Score, 0; Maximum Score, 30
  3. ALTAS sclerotherapy using aluminum potassium sulfate and tannic acid, TAR transanal rectocele repair
  4. asignificant data between baseline value and after 3 months
  5. bsignificant data between baseline value and after 3 years