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Table 1 Scoring system for macroscopic assessment of cartilage healing [3]

From: In vivo cartilage tissue engineering

Criteria Score Macroscopical properties
Filling 1 Significantly below adjacent cartilage level
2 Same level with adjacent cartilage, central depression
3 Same level with adjacent cartilage
Color 1 Brown or yellow
2 White
3 Same as adjacent cartilage
Surface 1 Rough
2 Smooth