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Table 1 Overview about clinical outcome parameters

From: Association between expression of the Bone morphogenetic proteins 2 and 7 in the repair of circumscribed cartilage lesions with clinical outcome

Score Preoperatively Postoperatively P Difference
IKDC 34.6 ± 15.1 49.1 ± 17.5 <0.001 29%
Lysholm 52.9 ± 21.1 67.4 ± 19.1 <0.01 21%
Noyes 215 ± 75 235 ± 59 0.06, n.s. 8.5%
Pain Strength (VAS) 6.5 ± 2.0 4.5 ± 2.4 <0.001 30%
Pain Frequency (VAS) 7.6 ± 2.1 5.7 ± 2.2 <0.001 25%
SF36 pcs (physical health) 34 ± 9 38 ± 10 0.08, n.s. 9.3%
SF36 mcs (mental health) 50 ± 11 51 ± 11 0.68, n.s. 1.4%
  1. Overview about clinical outcome parameters comparing preoperative situation with the status after 1 year (VAS evaluation based on a visual analog scale, physical component summary -pcs and mental component summary mcs)