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Table 3 Comparisons of MAT follow-up results between different preoperative cartilage status groups (Wilcoxon test)

From: Clinical and radiologic outcomes after a modified bone plug technique with anatomical meniscal root reinsertion for meniscal allograft transplantation and a minimum 18-month follow-up

Arthrosis grade on MRI (preoperatively) N Post-op VAS Post-op IKDC Post-op Tegner Post-op Lysholm
P50 (P25–P75) P50 (P25–P75) P50 (P25–P75) P50 (P25–P75)
0 8 4 (3.25, 5.75) 78 (70.5, 87) 4.5 (4, 5.75) 81.5 (76.5, 85)
1 17 3 (3, 4) 82 (79, 85.5) 6 (5, 6) 83 (82, 86.5)
2 23 3 (3, 4) 84 (81, 87) 6 (5, 6) 87 (84, 89)
3 7 3.5 (3, 4) 85 (80, 88) 5 (5, 6) 85 (75, 89)
4 6 4 (2.75, 5) 85 (82, 86.75) 5.5 (5, 6) 85.5 (83, 88.75)
H   H = 5.4, p = 0.249 H = 4.6, P = 0.331 H = 7.746, P = 0.101 H = 7.56, P = 0.109
  1. P50 median, P75–P25 interquartile range)