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Table 3 MOCART scores

From: Arthroscopic microfracture with atelocollagen augmentation for osteochondral lesion of the talus: a multicenter randomized controlled trial

Variables Scoresa Group 1 (n = 22)b Group 2 (n = 22)b p-value
1. Degree of defect repair and filling of the defect 20 14.89 ± 3.39 14.32 ± 4.40 0.63
2. Integration of the border zone 15 10.85 ± 3.69 9.83 ± 3.67 0.36
3. Surface of the repair tissue 10 7.73 ± 2.55 5.68 ± 2.31 0.008
4. Structure of the repair tissue 5 3.24 ± 1.99 2.27 ± 2.17 0.13
5. Signal intensity of the repair tissue 30 14.32 ± 8.83 8.01 ± 4.43 0.005
6. Subchondral lamina 5 2.95 ± 1.83 1.93 ± 2.17 0.10
7. Subchondral bone 5 2.16 ± 2.22 2.61 ± 2.14 0.49
8. Adhesion 5 4.55 ± 1.19 4.77 ± 0.63 0.43
9. Effusion 5 3.81 ± 2.02 3.58 ± 2.05 0.71
Total Scores 100 64.49 ± 18.27 53.01 ± 12.14 0.018
  1. aThe highest scores possible for each variable. bValues are given as the mean ± standard deviation. MOCART = magnetic resonance observation of cartilage repair tissue, Group 1 = experimental group (microfracture + atelocollagen augmentation), Group 2 = control group (microfracture alone)