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Table 5 Comparison of UW-QOL scores between the chimeric group and classical groups

From: Application of chimerical ALT perforator flap with vastus lateralis muscle mass for the reconstruction of oral and submandibular defects after radical resection of tongue carcinoma: a retrospective cohort study

IndicatorsChimeric groupClassical groupP
Pain70.65 ± 25.2269.60 ± 25.770.89
Activity66.15 ± 19.3263.00 ± 20.490.67
Recreation64.42 ± 23.1861.80 ± 24.850.70
Swallowing63.65 ± 22.2654.40 ± 23.040.16
Chewing66.92 ± 18.7654.60 ± 20.390.032*
Speech55.77 ± 18.3355.00 ± 19.900.88
Shoulder67.88 ± 21.6769.80 ± 17.630.74
Taste62.12 ± 22.3757.60 ± 21.730.48
Saliva57.88 ± 20.2956.80 ± 23.150.86
Mood61.73 ± 25.9460.80 ± 22.260.89
Anxiety59.62 ± 21.2657.80 ± 18.550.75
  1. *Statistically significant difference