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Fig. 5 | Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics

Fig. 5

From: Mechanical strength assessment of a drilled hole in the contralateral cortex at the end of the open wedge for high tibial osteotomy

Fig. 5

Stress–strain curves of compact bone (Vinz 1975) and the values read from the curves: The data are from seven age groups with the following average group ages in years: I) 0.05, II) 0.34, III) 0.75, IV) 1.9, V) 8.5, VI) 30 and VII) 80. The values of the elongation at break ε ult from this study of H. Vinz (1975) are extremely small compared to other authors

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