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Immunohistological Localization of BMP-2, BMP-7, and Their Receptors in Knee Joints with Focal Cartilage Lesions

Table 4

Comparison between patients with different localizations of chondromalacia (retropatellar 𝑛 = 6 or medial femoral condyle 𝑛 = 8 ).

CriterionMedial femoral condyleRetropatellarSignificance (P)

Age30.73 ± 10.8535.49 ± 12.640.6982*
Gender (f/m)2/33/50.9999#
ICRS score3.75 ± 0.463.17 ± 0.41 𝟎 . 𝟎 𝟑 𝟕 𝟒
Defect size4.09 ± 1.793.29 ± 0.940.1882*
KOSS (MRI)8.12 ± 2.175.5 ± 0.87 𝟎 . 𝟎 𝟐 𝟎 𝟏
Henderson score2.87 ± 1.362.00 ± 0.890.1826*
Kellgren-Lawrence score0.75 ± 0.891.00 ± 0.000.3838*
Duration of symptoms (months)65.25 ± 37.8432.33 ± 21.550.0515*
Krenn score2.25 ± 1.282.00 ± 1.260.6836*
BMP-2-Syn2.62 ± 2.262.17 ± 1.600.9427*
BMP-2-C2.00 ± 1.192.33 ± 2.061.000*
BMPR-1A-Syn5.25 ± 0.894.50 ± 0.840.1279*
BMPR-1A-C2.50 ± 2.262.50 ± 1.760.8860*
Mankin score8.00 ± 3.347.67 ± 0.820.8943*
Pritzker score4.00 ± 1.413.17 ± 0.410.2810*

𝑈 -Test (Mann-Whitney), #Fisher exact test, f: female, m: male, Syn: synovia, C: cartilage.

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