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Table 3 Patients’ reasons for complaint in 36 granted claims following surgical treatment of focal cartilage defects in the knee joint

From: Compensation claims after knee cartilage surgery is rare. A registry-based study from Scandinavia from 2010 to 2015

Reason for complaints (granted)N = 36 (%) 
Infection8 (22.2%) 
Pain6 (16.7%) 
Delayed diagnosis or treatment5 (13.9%) 
Treatment failure4 (11.1%) 
Numbness4 (11.1%) 
Spinal headache2 (5.6%) 
Stiffness1 (2.8%) 
Swelling1 (2.8%) 
Lack of information1 (2.8%) 
Infected peripheral vein catheter1 (2.8%) 
Failure of medical equipment1 (2.8%) 
Deep vein thrombosis1 (2.8%) 
Frozen shoulder1 (2.8%)