Table 2

Quality appraisal of included studies according to minors assessment

AuthorJournalItem 1Item 2Item 3Item 4Item 5Item 6Item 7Item 8Item 9Item 10Item 11Item 12TotalAvailable points
Akhtar et al33Knee22120NANA220011220
et al34
American Journal of Sports Medicine22020NANA020221220
Astur et al42Acta Ortopédica Brasileira22220100NANANANA916
Harner et al29American Journal of Sports Medicine22120NANA020221320
Kim et al43Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Am2212022022221924
Kim et al44Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Am2212022022111724
Kim et al30Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research2212021002011324
Kim et al41Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy2212121222221924
Kim et al6The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Am2212021222221824
Kramer et al31Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness20122NANA020111120
Larson et al5Arthroscopy, The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Research2222021222111924
Motohashi40Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery1202020022111324
et al35
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Br12120NANA00001720
et al38
Shimozaki et al7Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy22220NANA222221820
Stijak et al37Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy22020NANA222221620
Stijak et al39Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy22020NANA222221620
et al4
American Journal of Sports Medicine2222021022221924
Vacek et al32American Journal of Sports Medicine22120NANA022021320
Vaishya and Hasija36Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery22120NANA020011020
  • Items 6 and 7 were not applicable to case–control studies. Items 9 to 12 were not applicable to non-comparative studies.

  • NA, not applicable.