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Table 2 Axial and torsion test results

From: Biomechanical testing of distal femur osteotomy plate fixation techniques: the role of simulated physiological loading

    Total runs Mean SD
Axial tests 150 N NEW plate 700 0.085651 0.054997
   OLD plate 700 0.087737 0.056193
  800 N NEW plate 700 0.088803 0.048292
   OLD plate 700 0.096411 0.044069*
Torsion tests 0 N NEW plate 700 0.077263 0.022999
   OLD plate 700 0.080334 0.025255*
  150 N NEW plate 700 0.076817 0.02146
   OLD plate 700 0.078167 0.023
  800 N NEW Plate 700 0.076932 0.021548
   OLD plate 700 0.077137 0.02275
  1. *Statistically significantly less motion with the anatomical MDF plate design.
  2. Results for the axial and torsion test runs, movement is in mm for the axial tests and in degrees for the torsion tests. ‘NEW plate’ = anatomical MDF plate, ‘OLD plate’ = antecedent MDF plate.