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Table 2 Correlation between Pre-operative NRS and Levels of Inflammatory Mediators

From: Differences in levels of inflammatory mediators in meniscal and synovial tissue of patients with meniscal lesions

   TNF-α IL-6 NGF  
   γ p - value γ p - value γ p - value
NRS Meniscus 0.3 0.21 0.36 0.13 −0.19 0.25
Synovium 0.046 0.86 −0.029 0.91 −0.31 0.74
  1. NRS numerical rating scale, TNF-α tumor necrosis factor-alpha, IL-6 interleukin-6, NGF nerve growth factor