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Table 1 Results for the medial meniscus

From: Three-dimensional meniscus allograft sizing—a study of 280 healthy menisci

Medial meniscus
N =100Best possible3D MRI2D MRI2D RX
Mean surface distance (MeSD)
Mean (mm)0.740.851.071.27
Min–max (mm)0.57–1.010.62–1.200.61–1.930.71–2.46
Std0.070.120.250.34
p value best0.001< 0.001< 0.001
p value 3D MRI< 0.001< 0.001
p value 2D MRI< 0.001
Maximum surface distance (MaSD)
Mean (mm)4.095.126.477.52
Min–max (mm)2.34–9.842.52–10.52.49–14.13.23–15.4
Std1.261.612.432.53
p value best0.002< 0.001< 0.001
p value 3D MRI< 0.001< 0.001
p value 2D MRI0.002
Width difference
Mean (mm)1.52.12.42.9
Min–max (mm)0–7.70–7.40.1–12.20–10.4
Std1.61.52.02.2
p value best0.1260.006< 0.001
p value 3D MRI1.0000.017
p value 2D MRI0.275
Length difference
Mean (mm)1.41.82.34.7
Min–max (mm)0–11.60–11.60.1–8.30.2–12.3
Std1.41.72.02.6
p value best0.9110.009< 0.001
p value 3D MRI0.476< 0.001
p value 2D MRI< 0.001
Height difference
Mean (mm)1.11.21.51.7
Min–max (mm)0–2.80–5.70–4.20–4.6
Std0.71.01.11.3
p value best1.0000.056< 0.001
p value 3D MRI0.3880.002
p value 2D MRI0.531
Outliers*
W/L/H5102258
MaSD051758
  1. Std standard deviation, Min minimum, Max maximum, W width, L length, H height, MaSD maximum surface distance
  2. *Outliers were defined as W (width difference) > 5 mm, L (length difference) > 5 mm, H (height difference) > 4 mm, or MaSD (maximal surface distance) > 5 mm