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Table 5 Summary of fatigue to failure tests (groups 4 & 5): max. load, vertical & lateral stiffness, number of cycles (all values prior to failure) and failure types

From: Biomechanical properties of five different currently used implants for open-wedge high tibial osteotomy

Specimen Maximal load [N] Vertical stiffness KV [N/mm] Lateral stiffness KL [N/mm] Number of cycles Failure types
TomoFix sm 3 1280 2200 2000 >60 000 2,3
TomoFix sm 4 1280 1750 1500 >60 000 2,3
TomoFix sm 5 1760 2000 2300 >120 000 1,2
ContourLock 3 2400 2100 4400 >200 000 2
ContourLock 4 1760 2300 2400 >120 000 2
ContourLock 5 2400 2700 2600 >200 000 1,2,3
  1. From our previous study and reported here for purposes of comparison