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Table 1 The revised and validated version of the Methodological Index for Non-Randomized Studies (MINORS)

From: Management of mucoid degeneration of the anterior cruciate ligament: a systematic review

Question 0 1 2
1. A clearly stated aim    
2. Inclusion of consecutive patients    
3. Prospective collection of data    
4. Endpoints appropriate to the aim of the study    
5. Unbiased assessment of the study endpoint    
6. Follow-up period appropriate to the aim of the study    
7. Loss to follow up less than 5%    
8. Prospective calculation of the study size    
  1. The items are scored 0 (not reported),1 (reported but inadequate) or 2 (reported and adequate). The global ideal score is 16 for non-comparative studies