Table 1

Patient details and chondropathy scores (possible range 0–400) for samples used in the study of meniscal vascularity and nerve growth

VascularityNerve growth
Patient/sample characteristicsHigh chondropathy (n=20)Low chondropathy (n=20)p ValueHigh chondropathy (n=8)Low chondropathy (n=8)p Value
Male (N (%))14 (70)11 (55)0.325 (63)3 (38)0.32
Age (years)69 (65–81)41 (34–46)<0.000166 (65–72)46 (33–55)0.005
Chondropathy score (possible range 0–400)203 (198–245)24 (15–27)<0.0001199 (181–240)33 (19–46)0.0002
  • Data for age and chondropathy scores are medians (IQR). p<0.05 indicates significant difference between high and low chondropathy groups.