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Table 3 Mechanical Properties of Native and Repaired Menisci Pulled to Failure

From: Augmented repair of radial meniscus tear with biomimetic electrospun scaffold: an in vitro mechanical analysis

  Native Suture Repair Scaffold-Augmented
Ultimate Load (N)a 437.3 ± 117.5 124.4 ± 21.4 137.1 ± 31.0
Ultimate Elongation (mm)b 5.12 ± 1.55 10.14 ± 4.61 12.09 ± 5.89
Stiffness (N/mm) 141.0 ± 42.4a 18.4 ± 4.7 20.8 ± 3.6
  1. aNative control significantly greater (p < 0.001) than either repair group
  2. bScaffold-augmented group significantly greater (p = 0.022) than native control