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Table 1 Mean delta flexion angles (m ΔF) for inter-suture gap of 1 and 2 mm

From: Biomechanical cadaveric comparison of patellar ligament suture protected by a steel cable versus a synthetic cable

  1 mm 2 mm
m ΔF terylene 4.74 ° [2.01°; 7.39°] 8.71° [4.59°; 12.9°]
m ΔF steel 5.91° [0.07°; 11.75°] 10.41° [0.79°; 20.03°]
Mann Whitney Wilcoxon test (p) 0.198 0.114
  1. [] = confidence interval of 95% for inter-suture gap of 1 and 2 mm