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Table 1 Characteristics of the patients. The grades of the defect have been classified according the Outerbridge classification

From: BM-MSCs differentiated to chondrocytes for treatment of full-thickness cartilage defect of the knee

Patients Age BMI Follow-up (months) Grade of the injury Site of the defect Width of the defect (mm) Previous surgery
n.1 46 25.8 46 IV
III
Medial condyle
Tibial plateau
30 × 18
20 × 20
No
n.2 37 32.4 45 IV
IV
Patella
Troclea
35 × 30
35 × 30
Knee arthroscopy and microfractures
n.3 25 28.3 46 IV Patella 12 × 14 Microfractures and extensor apparatus realignment
n.4 33 21 46 IV Patella 15 × 15 No
n.5 33 24.8 36 III Medial condyle 26 × 30 Medial meniscectomy and meniscal transplant
n.6 18 20.7 37 IV Medial tibial plateau 15 × 10 Arhtroscopic partial meniscectomy
n.7 38 21.6 29 IV Medial condyle 25 × 20 Knee arthroscopy and microfractures
n.8 34 27 30 IV Patella
Troclea
10 × 20
10 × 15
MPFL reconstruction
n.9 34 26.5 30 III Medial condyle 20 × 20 ACL reconstruction
n.10 51 27.5 28 IV Medial condyle 30 × 25 Knee arthroscopy, microfractures, partial meniscectomy
n.11 40 23 18 IV
IV
Patella
Troclea
30 × 20
20 × 20
Knee arthroscopy, microfractures
n.12 24 32.4 24 III Lateral condyle 20 × 15 Open wedge distal femoral osteotomy
n.12 24 32.4 27 IV Lateral condyle 20 × 20 Open wedge distal femoral osteotomy
n.13 48 26 24 IV Medial and lateral Patella’s facets 30 × 9 No
n.14 20 26 24 IV Patella 10 × 15 No
n.15 32 25.9 24 IV Lateral condyle 20 × 18 No
  1. MPFL medial patella-femoral ligament, ACL anterior cruciate ligament