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Table 2 Clinical and functional outcome following arthroscopic patellar release stratified by age

From: Arthroscopic patellar release for treatment of chronic symptomatic patellar tendinopathy: long-term outcome and influential factors in an athletic population

Parameter N Percent N Percent N Percent
All patients <30y ≥30y
VISA-P
 Excellent 1 3.33 1 5.56 0 0
 Full 21 70.0 13 72.22 8 66.67
 Good 7 23.33 4 22.22 3 25.00
 Unsatisfactory 1 3.33 0 0 1 8.33
BlazinaBlazina
 0 23 76.67 16 88.89 7 58.33
 1 5 16.67 1 11.11 3 25
 2 2 6.67 0 0 2 16.67
VAS
 0 22 73.33 16 88.89 6 50
 1 4 13.33 2 11.11 2 16.67
 2 2 6.67 0 0 2 16.67
 3 1 3.33 0 0 1 8.33
 4 1 3.33 0 0 1 8.33
SANE
 Excellent 4 13.33 3 16.67 1 8.33
 Full 10 33.33 7 38.89 3 25
 Good 12 40 7 38.89 5 41.67
 Satisfactory 2 6.67 1 5.56 1 8.33
 Unsatisfactory 2 6.67 0 0 2 16.67
  1. Y age in years, VISA-P Swedish Victorian Institute of sport assessment for patella, Blazina The modified Blazina score, VAS Visual Analogue Scale for knee pain, SANE Subjective knee function