Skip to main content

Table 2 Results for the lateral meniscus

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

Lateral meniscus
 Best possible3D MRI2D MRI2D RX
Mean surface distance (MeSD)
Mean (mm)0.770.891.071.17
Min–max (mm)0.611–1.100.611–1.380.701–2.010.720–2.29
Std0.100.170.250.31
p value best< 0.001< 0.001< 0.001
p value 3D MRI< 0.001< 0.001
p value 2D MRI0.007
Maximum surface distance (MaSD)
Mean (mm)4.044.905.896.46
Min–max (mm)2.43–11.22.59–12.32.73–16.82.69–14.5
Std1.321.702.212.27
p value best0.010< 0.001< 0.001
p value 3D MRI0.002< 0.001
p value 2D MRI0.208
Width difference
Mean (mm)1.52.02.32.8
Min–max (mm)0–7.20–7.90–11.70.1–10.7
Std1.41.72.12.2
p value best0.2530.016< 0.001
p value 3D MRI1.0000.015
p value 2D MRI0.242
Length difference
Mean (mm)1.41.81.82.2
Min–max (mm)0.1–7.70–10.00–9.80–8.0
Std1.11.61.51.9
p value best0.1760.388< 0.001
p value 3D MRI1.0000.475
p value 2D MRI0.221
Height difference
Mean (mm)1.11.11.61.5
Min–max (mm)0–4.00–5.10–5.30–5.2
Std1.01.01.21.2
p value best1.0000.0100.150
p value 3D MRI0.0090.133
p value 2D MRI1.000
Outliers*
W/L/H6111825
MaSD20285769
  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