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Official Journal of the Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Table 3 Comparison of Lysholm Knee Scoring Scale, Tegner Activity Scale (TAS), and visual analog scale (VAS) over time reported as average (for Lysholm and VAS) and median (for Tegner), with range in parentheses

From: Role of nonoperative treatment in managing degenerative tears of the medial meniscus posterior root

Time Lysholm Knee Scoring Scale Tegner activity scale VAS (rest) VAS (activity)
Preintervention 56 (32–73)
SD ± 8
2 (0–3) 2 (0–3) 5 (2–7)
3 months 81 (70–94)
SD ± 7
3 (2–4) 0 (0–1) 2 (0–2)
6 months 84 (70–95)
SD ± 6
4 (4–5) 0 (0–1) 0 (0–2)
12 months 85 (64–93)
SD ± 5
4 (3–5) 0 (0–3) 1 (0–3)
Final follow-up 79 (40–91)
SD ± 7
4 (1–5) 0 (0–4) 1 (0–7)
P value between preintervention and final follow-up 0.0212 0.033 0.0284 0.0397
  1. VAS scores approximated to nearest integer whole number
  2. SD standard deviation