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Table 1 Demographics of the 148 meniscal tears concurrent to ACL injuries

From: High incidence of subsequent re-operation following treatments for medial meniscus tears combined with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: second-look arthroscopic study

  Medial meniscus
(n = 86)
Lateral meniscus
(n = 62)
p value
Age (years) 30 ± 10 27 ± 9 0.086
Sex (Male:Female) 71:15 54:8 0.452
BMI (kg/m2) 26 ± 3 25 ± 4 0.308
Follow-up (months) 24 ± 16 22 ± 8 0.414
STSD at second look (mm) 0.9 ± 2.7 1.6 ± 2.2 0.075
Graft (n)    0.886
 Hamstring autograft 30 19  
 BPTB autograft 2 1  
 Achilles allograft 9 7  
 Tibialis allograft 29 26  
 Mixed grafta 15 9  
 Unknown 1 0  
Femoral tunnel preparation (n)   0.944
 Transportal 37 27  
 Outside-in 25 16  
 Transtibial 23 19  
 Unknown 1 0  
Meniscus tear type (n)    0.003
 Longitudinal 67 37  
 Radial 4 16  
 Horizontal 5 4  
 Complex 10 5  
Meniscus tear location (n)    0.002
 Anterior horn 0 4  
 Body 2 11  
 Posterior horn 62 39  
 A-B 0 0  
 B-P 17 7  
 A-P 5 1  
  1. Values represent mean ± standard deviation
  2. BMI body mass index, STSD side-to-side differences, BPTB bone patellar tendon bone, A-B anterior horn to body, B-P body to posterior horn, A-P anterior horn to posterior horn
  3. a Hamstring autograft + tibialis allograft