Table 9: Table 9 summarizes the correlations found between excessive tenderness to palpation in the different knee compartments and planar scintigraphy and SPECT in the study symptomatic patient group.

Mapping method Pattern and power of uptake in different knee compartmentsExcessive tenderness to palpation at medial knee compartmentExcessive tenderness to palpation at lateral knee compartmentExcessive tenderness to palpation at patellofemoral knee compartment

Planar scintigrphyLatFmPs0.0423 0.6371 0.0500
LatFmPw0.4733 0.7743 0.0368
LatTiPs0.3453 0.7725 0.9752
LatTiPw0.3470 0.9457 0.9130
MedFmPs0.2809 0.4444 0.0656
MedFmPw0.0380 0.4532 0.1528
MedTiPs0.0701 0.1826 0.2800
MedTiPw0.0149 0.0590 0.0343
PtMedPs0.2604 0.6691 0.0247
PtMedPw0.9584 0.7969 0.7019
PtLatPs0.14760.22240.0080
PtLatPw0.1487 0.5221 0.9187

SPECTLatFmPs0.77670.55360.0002
LatFmPw0.1971 0.8991 0.0162
LatTiPs0.3737 0.4677 0.0985
LatTiPw0.00760.5286 0.0549
MedFmPs0.6892 0.9376 0.0129
MedFmPw0.2763 0.9642 0.0476
MedTiPs0.00140.9239<0.0001
MedTiPw0.00170.33300.0003
PtMedPs0.2477 0.3595 0.2462
PtMedPw0.2942 0.4196 0.2258
PtLatPs0.2880 0.5102 0.5566
PtLatPw0.8385 0.4376 0.8241
RetPtPs0.5712 0.4778 0.0876
RetPtPw0.7996 0.8283 0.2477