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Table 1 Distribution of intraarticular pathologies that were detected in pre operative MRI investigation

From: Treatment of baker cyst, by using open posterior cystectomy and supine arthroscopy on recalcitrant cases (103 knees)

Pre-operative MRI imagining Findings   n Percent
Meniscal tear (graded at MRI regrading assessed with changes in signal intensity) Med. meniscus. Grade-1 9 8,7
Med. meniscus Grade-2 10 9,7
Med. meniscus Grade-3 19 18,4
Med. meniscus Grade-4 38 36,8
Total 74 73,6 %
Lat. meniscus Grade-1 - -
Lat. meniscus Grade-2 2 1,9
Lat. meniscus Grade-3 13 12,6
Lat. meniscus Grade-4 5 4,9
Total 20 19,4 %
Chondral lesion medial fem. condyle. (graded at MRI regarding to changes in signal intensity) Grade-1 10 9,7
Grade-2 41 39,8
Grade-3 14 13,5
Grade-4 4 3,8
Total 69 66,9
Chondral lesion of Patella Grade-1 1 0,9
Grade-2 3 2,9
Grade-3 9 8,7
Grade 4 32 31
Total 45 43,5
Plica None 50 48,5
İnfra 34 33,0
Supra 19 18,4
  Total 53 51,4
Effusion None 43 41,7
Mild 29 28,2
Severe 31 30,1
  Total 60 58,3
ACL rupture Non 94 91,3
ACL rupture 9 8,7