Table 1

Donor information

Cartilage grade

Normal

Aging

Degenerated


Number

6 ACLs from 4 donors

12 ACLs from 9 donors

10 ACLs from 7 donors

Female/male

3:1

5:4

3:4

Age, mean ± SD years

33.3 ± 11.3 (23-44)

75.0 ± 11.6 (60-94)

78.9 ± 12.3 (60-92)

Body mass index, mean ± SD kg/m2

23.6 ± 6.7 (15.9-29.2)

23.4 ± 5.6 (16.8-33.6)

26.0 ± 8.2 (19.1-43.8)


Hasegawa et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2013 15:R29   doi:10.1186/ar4165

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