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Table 2 Measurements of the humeral attachment of the articular capsule

From: Anatomic analysis of the whole articular capsule of the shoulder joint, with reference to the capsular attachment and thickness

Measurement locations Average width and standard deviation (mm)
Superior edge of subscapularis insertion
5.1 ± 0.5
Inferior edge of subscapularis insertion
10.7 ± 0.6
Axillary pouch of shoulder joint
*17.3 ± 0.9
Inferior edge of teres minor insertion
8.5 ± 0.5
Border between infraspinatus and teres minor insertion
8.3 ± 0.5
Posterior edge of supraspinatus insertion
5.2 ± 0.3
  1. Measurement locations are shown in Fig. 5. Asterisk indicates statistically significant difference compared to others (P = .015 by ANOVA with Tukey-Kramer post-hoc test)