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Table 1 Distance between the UTA and LTA and the landmarks*

From: Periosteal vascularization of the distal femur in relation to distal femoral osteotomies: a cadaveric study

  UTA LTA
Knee number Knee joint line Insertion adductor Magnus tendon Punctum maximum Medial condyle Knee joint line Origin lateral collateral ligament Punctum maximum lateral condyle
1 7.5 1.3 4.7 7.6 2.0 4.5
2 5.9 1.0 3.8 6.2 1.7 3.7
3 7.0 1.6 3.5 5.8 1.0 4.3
4 7.6 1.0 4.6 6.8 1.8 4.6
5 6.0 1.1 4.9 7.4 1.8 5.0
6 7.9 1.8 4.5 7.3 1.8 4.7
7 6.8 1.6 3.6 6.9 1.8 4.7
8 6.7 1.2 3.9 7.2 1.8 4.0
Mean (range) 6.9 (5.9–7.9) 1.3 (1.0–1.8) 4.2 (3.5–4.9) 6.9 (5.8–7.6) 1.8 (1.0–2.0) 4.5 (3.7–5.0)
  1. *In centimeters