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Table 2 Patient's characteristics

From: Autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) for the treatment of large and complex cartilage lesions of the knee

Characteristic  
Gender 33 male, 18 female
Age (years) 36 (range 13-61)
Height (cm) 176 (range 140-196)
Weight (kg) 74 (range 45-98)
Treated knee 33 right, 18 left
Defect size (cm2) 7.2 (3-17.5)
Cartilage grade 1 grade III, 50 grade IV (1st lesion); 4 grade III, 23 grade IV (2nd lesion)
Localization (1st lesion) 32 medial, 7 lateral, 5 patella, 7 intercondylar notch
Etiology 14 traumatic, 22 degenerative, 15 OD
Number of previous surgical procedures 7 × 0, 18 × 1, 11 × 3, 4 × 4, 1 × 5, 1 × 7, 1 × 8
Additional procedures 1 ACL-reconstructions, 1 Ali Crogius, 8 HTO, 3 microfractures, 11 OATS
Previous surgical procedures 20 meniscectomies, 5 ACL-reconstructions, 5 lateral releases, 14 drilling/microfracture, 7 abrasion arthroplasty