Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the patients

From: The clinical efficacy of arthroscopic therapy with knee infrapatellar fat pad cell concentrates in treating knee cartilage lesion: a prospective, randomized, and controlled study

Characteristic Experiment Control P values
Cases (complete F-U) 30 (29) 30 (28)  
Age 52.27 ± 1.17 51.77 ± 7.55 > 0.05
Gender (M/F) 5, 25 8, 22 > 0.05
BMI (Kg/m2) 24.19 ± 2.54 23.61 ± 3.04 > 0.05
Kellgren-Lawrence grade
 0 5 4 > 0.05
 I 5 7 > 0.05
 II 17 16 > 0.05
 III 3 3 > 0.05
Type of disease
 Simple knee cartilage lesion 7 6 > 0.05
 Meniscus injury 21 23 > 0.05
 Ligamentous injury 2 1 > 0.05
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD