International Journal of Rheumatology / 2020 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Are Stem Cells Derived from Synovium and Fat Pad Able to Treat Induced Knee Osteoarthritis in Rats?

Table 2

Histopathological grading using international cartilage repair society (ICRS) histological score.

VariablesScores

 Surface
Smooth/continuous3
Discontinuous/irregular0
 Matrix
Hyaline3
Mixture: hyaline+fibrocartilage2
Fibrocartilage1
Fibrous tissue0
 Cell distribution
Columnar3
Mixture/columnar cluster2
Cluster1
Individual cell/disorganized0
 Cell population variability
Predominantly viable3
Partially viable1
<10% viable0
 Subchondral bone
Normal3
Increase remodeling2
Bone necrosis/granulation tissue1
Detached/fracture/cell at base0
 Cartilage mineralization
Normal3
Abnormal/inappropriate location0

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