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Table 4 Studies analyzing RTS after isolated meniscal repair

From: Rehabilitation and return to sports after isolated meniscal repairs: a new evidence-based protocol

Manuscript No of patients RTS (%) Time to RTS (median) Meniscal tears
Alvarez-Diaz et al. [36] 14 92 4.3 months Longitudinal vertical
Logan et al. [31] 7 71 5.6 months Longitudinal vertical (82.2%), Complex (11.1%), Partial (6.7%)
Griffin et al. [37] 16 75 4.3 months Longitudinal vertical (63%) Bucket handle (27%)
Pujol et al. [38] 21 95 10 months (same level) Longitudinal horizontal
Tucciarone et al. [39] 20 90 - Longitudinal vertical (90%) Bucket handle (10%)
Vanderhave et al. [40] 14 100 6.5 months Longitudinal vertical (32%), bucket-handle (31%), and complex (37%)
  1. IKDC International Knee Documentation Score, KOOS Knee injury and Osteoarthritis, RTS Return to sport