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Table 1 Patients' characteristics

From: Treatment of posttraumatic and focal osteoarthritic cartilage defects of the knee with autologous polymer-based three-dimensional chondrocyte grafts: 2-year clinical results

Characteristic Group 1 (Jaeger-Wirth score < 3) Group 2 (Jaeger-Wirth score = 3)
Sex 13 female, 14 male 5 female, 8 male
Age (years) 34 (range 17–47) 38 (range 25–64)
Height (cm) 175 (range 160–189) 174 (range 164–181)
Weight (kg) 76.85 (range 54–100) 76.25 (range 60–102)
Body mass index 25 (range 19–34) 25 (range 21–31)
Defect size, 1st lesion (cm2) 4.2 (range 2–6) 5 (range 2–15)
Cartilage grade, 1st lesion, Outerbridge IV (n = 27) IV (n = 13)
Localization, 1st lesion Medial femoral condyle (n = 19), lateral femoral condyle (n = 2), patella (n = 4), trochlea (n = 1), tibia (n = 1) Medial femoral condyle (n = 8), lateral femoral condyle (n = 1), patella (n = 2), trochlea (n = 2)
2nd lesion n = 6 n = 6
Defect size, 2nd lesion (cm2) 2.5 (range 1–4) 3 (range 2–4)
Cartilage grade, 2nd lesion, Outerbridge IV (n = 6) II (n = 1), IV (n = 5)
Localization, 2nd lesion Patella (n = 4), trochlea (n = 2) Medial femoral condyle (n = 2), lateral femoral condyle (n = 1), trochlea (n = 3),
Previous surgical procedures High tibial osteotomy (n = 6), shaving (n = 15), abrasion arthroplasty (n = 4), microfracture/drilling (n = 8), ACI (n = 1), meniscectomy (n = 10), anterior cruciate ligament/collateral ligament reconstruction (n = 7), lateral release (n = 2) High tibial osteotomy (n = 2), shaving (n = 8), abrasion arthroplasty (n = 4), microfracture/drilling (n = 4), ACI (n = 2), meniscectomy (n = 10), anterior cruciate ligament/collateral ligament reconstruction (n = 6)
  1. ACI, autologous chondrocyte implantation.