TABLE III Grade of Recommendation for Meniscal Root Repair*
GradeDescription
BWhile additional data are necessary to determine the role root repair plays in joint preservation and which repair technique is optimal, on the basis of the currently available literature, a Grade-B recommendation is appropriate for the repair of meniscal root tears
  • * Grade A indicates good evidence (Level-I studies with consistent findings) for or against recommending intervention. Grade B indicates fair evidence (Level-II or III studies with consistent findings) for or against recommending intervention. Grade C indicates conflicting or poor-quality evidence (Level-IV or V studies) not allowing a recommendation for or against intervention. Grade I indicates that there is insufficient evidence to make a recommendation.