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Table 1 Subject demographics, clinical MR imaging information and T2 mapping values for patients with PCL insufficiency showing a continuous ligament on MR images

From: Quantitative mapping of acute and chronic PCL pathology with 3 T MRI: a prospectively enrolled patient cohort

Subject Age Side Sex Time from injury to MR imaging Increase in posterior tibial translation on PCL stress radiographs Entire PCL T2 (ms) Proximal T2 (ms) Mid T2 (ms) Distal T2 (ms)
1 52 right F 4 years 8.3 mm 32 31 31 33
2 28 right M 15 years, re-injured 8 months pre-scan 8.1 mm 46 67 26 + 48
3 33 right M 9 years, re-injured 5 months pre-scan 8.0 mm 34 38 + 23 36
4 31 left M 2 years 10.3 mm 23 23 28 + 22
5 29 right M 2 weeks 13.2 mm 47 53 + 48 44
6 37 right M 3 months 12.0 mm 34 36 + 22 36
      Mean T2 ± standard deviation: 36 ± 9 41 ± 16 30 ± 9 37 ± 9
  1. Regions of the PCL that were suspected clinically of scarring/injury on conventional MR imaging are marked with a ‘+’. No region was specified in the medical record for subject 1