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Table 1 Patient characteristics of 52 patients

From: A novel test for assessment of anterolateral rotatory instability of the knee: the tibial internal rotation test (TIR test)

gender (men/women) 31 (59.6%)/21 (40.4%)
mean age in years ± SD 29.9 ± 9.2
mean body mass index in kg/m2 ± SD 24.4 ± 2.9
mean time between trauma and physical examination in weeks ± SD 23.4 ± 31.6
  ≤6 weeks 12 (23.1%)
  >6 weeks 39 (75%)
 no recollection of trauma 1 (1.9%)
mean time between first physical examination and second physical examination in weeks ± SD 5.6 ± 3.8
mean time between trauma and MRI in weeks ± SD 16.4 ± 26.1
injured side (left/right) 20 (38.5%)/32 (61.5%)
unblinding of researcher 7 (13.5%)
inability of relative muscle relaxation 19 (36.5%)
physical therapy prior to first physical examination 37 (71.2%)
treatment
ACL reconstruction 29 (55.8%)
  additional lateral extraarticular tenodesisa 4 (13.8%)
conservative treatment 18 (34.6%)
diagnostic trajectory 5 (9.6%)
  1. aLemaire or modified Lemaire procedure