American Family Children's Hospital

Sports Medicine Surgical Quality Data: All Shoulder Surgeries

The data below is a summary of patients who underwent shoulder surgery at the UW Health Sports Medicine Center between November 2006 and March 2015.
  • Patients: 808

Knee Function


As measured by the 2000 IKDC. A score of 100 is optimal.

Pre-surgery 49.4
One year post-surgery 81.9



Health-related Quality of Life


As measured by SF-12 v 2.0 subscales. A score of 100 is optimal.  

Pre-surgery 66 77 62 83 82 73 47 46
Post-surgery 75 77 66 86 86 76 50 49



  • PF (Physical Function): The extent you are limited or able to perform daily living activities. 
  • RP (Role Physical): The extent you are limited when performing work or daily living activities. 
  • BP (Bodily Pain): The limitations placed upon you by pain you are experiencing. 
  • GH (General Health): An overall measure of your personal health
  • VT (Vitality): The amount of energy you have during your daily activities.
  • SF (Social Function): The level of interference with social activities you experience due to physical or emotional problems.
  • RE (Role Emotional): Problems you experience with work or daily activities as a result of emotional problems.
  • MH (Mental Health): The extent to which nervousness or happiness affect you all of the time.