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Table 5 Tensile (T) and compressive (C) stresses in the cross sections of maximum von-Mises stress in the implants

From: Numerical comparative study of five currently used implants for high tibial osteotomy: realistic loading including muscle forces versus simplified experimental loading

Implants Simplified loading Muscle actions
Position 1 Position 2 Position 3
T (MPa) C (MPa) T (MPa) C (MPa) T (MPa) C (MPa) T (MPa) C (MPa)
Contour Lock 108 −156 81 −137 58 −60 16 −47
TomoFix sm 83 − 174 51 −110 2 −50 18 −68
iBalance 1 −12 7 −8 2 −4 4 −11
PEEKPower 9 −89 24 −46 16 −13 16 −86
TomoFix std 53 −134 41 −82 9 −46 15 −62