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Table 1 Results for the seven specimens with two analyses: The distance of the tunnel center from the Bernard & Hertel (B&H) deep quarter line according to the quadrant method

From: The capsular line reference, a new arthroscopic reference for posterior/anterior femoral tunnel positioning in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

  B&H dimensions Deep/Shallow measurement from the deep Distance from the AM target
High/Low length Deep/Shallow length Native AM center Tunnel center
mm mm mm mm % mm
Specimen 1 22,7 45,2 11,3 13,1 28,9% 1,8
Specimen 2 23,7 43,4 10,85 11,7 26,9% 0,8
Specimen 3 19,5 45,8 11,45 11,5 25,0% 0,0
Specimen 4 24,20 47,30 11,825 11,8 25,0% 0,0
Specimen 5 25 47,5 11,875 12,1 25,5% 0,2
Specimen 6 18,9 42,5 10,625 12,3 28,9% 1,7
Specimen 7 21 43,6 10,9 12,5 28,6% 1,6
Mean 22,1 45,0 11,3 12,1 27,0% 0,9
S Deviation 2,38 1,96 0,49 0,55 1,8% 0,80
Median 22,7 45,2 11,3 12,1 26,9% 0,8