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Table 2 Mean deformation percentage (%def) of frames for inter-suture gaps 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
%def terylene 1.62 [0.09; 3.15] 2.63 [0.61; 4.65]
%def steel −1.61 [−3.52; 0.28] −2.73 [−6.32; 0.86]
Mann Whitney Wilcoxon test (p) 0.0004 0.0004
  1. [] = Confidence interval of 95% [] for inter-suture gap of 1 and 2 mm