Table 1

Demographic data and grades of articular cartilage and menisci*

I

Cartilage Grade

# Subjects

Mean Age ± SD


0

1 F

39


0

1 F

12


0

1 M

43


2

3 F, 1 M

62 ± 13


3

6 F, 5 M

64 ± 9


4

15 F, 4 M

62 ± 11


5

12 F, 5 M

67 ± 9


II

Meniscus Grade

# Subjects

Mean Age ± SD


0

1 F

39


0

1 F

12


0

1 M

43


2

4 F, 3 M

57 ± 12


3

12 F, 6 M

64 ± 9


4

20 F, 6 M

66 ± 9


*The first three patients are osteosarcoma patients. The rest fifty-one patients are OA patients. F, female; M, male

Sun et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:19   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-11-19

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