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Table 13 Calculated critical angles based on the strain approach

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

Cases Specimens Critical angle αcrit [°]
2D FEA 3D FEA
H SNH 1.2 2.3
SWHE 3.3 3.9
SWHA 1.7 3.3
M SNH 1.5 2.7
SWHE 3.8 4.5
SWHA 2.3 4.1
L SNH 0.6 1.3
SWHE 1.8 2.1
SWHA 0.9 1.7