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Table 5 Pre- and post-operative Lysholm and IKDC scores of patients grouped based on age

From: Prevalence of bilateral Discoid Lateral Menisci (DLM) in patients operated for symptomatic DLM with a follow-up study on their asymptomatic contralateral knees: a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) assessment

  Pre-operative Post-operative p
<18 yrs (n = 52)    
Lysholm knee scoring scale 78.44 ± 9.12 97.00 ± 2.13 <0.001*
IKDC score 74.85 ± 8.79 96.08 ± 2.66 <0.001*
≥18 yrs (n = 58)    
Lysholm knee scoring scale 77.14 ± 12.1 95.69 ± 3.69 <0.001*
IKDC score 73.91 ± 11.74 94.76 ± 3.76 <0.001*
  1. IKDC, International Knee Documentation Committee.
  2. Data were presented as mean ± standard deviation and tested using the paired t-test.
  3. *Indicates a significant difference between the two groups, p <0.05.