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Table 2 MRI scoring guide

From: Evaluation of microfracture of traumatic chondral injuries to the knee in professional football and rugby players

Score Defect filling Sub chondral oedema
0 As appear three months after micro fracture As appear three months after micro fracture
1 Up to 25% more than the base-line Less by up to 25%
2 > 25% to 50% from the base-line Less by 26% – 50%
3 > 50% to 75% from the base-line Less by 51% – 75%
4 > 75% to 100% filling Less by more than 75%
  1. No significant healing score 2–3
  2. Incomplete healing score 4–5
  3. Nearly complete healing score 6–7
  4. Complete healing score 8