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Table 2 Microscopic characteristics of the specimens

From: Strength of the porcine proximal femoral epiphyseal plate: the effect of different loading directions and the role of the perichondrial fibrocartilaginous complex and epiphyseal tubercle – an experimental biomechanical study

Specimen Slide Microscopic epiphyseolysis present Percentage of epiphysis damaged Epiphyseal zone damaged Salter Harris classification Perichondral fibrocartilaginous complex damaged Epiphyseal tubercle present
Anterior specimen 1
  1 Yes 100 Resting/ossifying 1 No No
  2 Yes 68 Resting 1 No No
  3 Yes 77 Resting/ossifying 1 No No
  4 Yes 100 Resting/ossifying 2 Yes Yes
Anterior specimen 2
  1 Yes 89 Resting/ossifying 2 No No
  2 Yes 63 Ossifying 1 No No
  3 Yes 80 Resting/ossifying 1 N/A No
  4 Yes 81 Resting/ossifying 1 No No
Anterior specimen 3
  1 Yes 100 Resting/ossifying 1 No No
  2 Yes 100 Resting/ossifying 1 No No
  3 Yes 100 Resting/ossifying 1 No Yes
  4 Yes 100 Resting/ossifying 1 No Yes
Lateral specimen 1
  1 Yes 83 Resting/ossifying 1 Yes No
  2 Yes 84 Ossifying 1 No No
  3 Yes 87 Resting/ossifying 1 N/A Yes
  4 Yes 100 Resting/ossifying 2 No Yes
Lateral specimen 2
  1 Yes 100 Resting/ossifying 2 Yes No
  2 Yes 55 Resting/ossifying 1 Yes No
  3 Yes 75 Resting/ossifying 1 Yes Yes
  4 Yes 75 Resting/ossifying 1 Yes Yes
Lateral specimen 3
  1 Yes 64 Resting/ossifying 1 Yes No
  2 Yes 100 Resting/ossifying 2 N/A No
  3 Yes 78 Resting/ossifying 1 Yes Yes
  4 Yes 72 Resting/ossifying 1 Yes Yes
Vertical specimen 1
  1 Yes 100 Ossifying 1 No No
  2 Yes 50 Ossifying 1 No No
  3 Yes 30 Ossifying 1 N/A Yes
  4 Yes fracture 30 Resting 2 N/A No
Vertical specimen 2
  1 Yes fracture 70 Ossifying 2 Yes No
  2 Yes fracture 80 Ossifying 2 Yes No
  3 Yes fracture 100 Ossifying 2 N/A Yes
  4 Yes fracture 50 Ossifying 2 Yes No
Vertical specimen 3
  1 Yes fracture 80 Ossifying 2 No No
  2 Yes fracture 100 Ossifying 2 N/A No
  3 Yes fracture 100 Ossifying 2 N/A Yes
  4 Yes fracture 100 Ossifying 2 N/A No