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Table 1 Median (IQR)d of macroscopic assessment among ES, ED and G at 4 years post-engraftment

From: Sheep embryonic stem-like cells engrafted into sheep femoral condyle osteochondral defects: 4-year follow-up

Categories ESa ED b G c P-value
surface 1.5 (0.5–3.0) 1.0 (0.5–2.0) 1.0 (0.5–2.0) 0.86
filling 2.0 (0.0–3.0) 0.5 (0.5–2.0) 1.5 (1.5–2.5) 0.66
integration 2.5 (0.5–3.0) 1.5 (0.5–2.0) 1.0 (0.5–2.5) 0.66
total score 6.0 (1.0–9.0) 4.0 (1.5–5.0) 3.0 (3.0–7.0) 0.84
  1. a embryonic stem-like cells engrafted in the osteochondral defect created in the left medial femoral condyle; b empty defect created in the right medial condyle and left untreated; c: glue filling in the osteochondral defect created in the right lateral condyle
  2. dIQR: inter-quartile range