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Table 1 Dimensions of the anterior talofibular ligament in the general group, single fascicular and double fascicular ligaments

From: Morphometric relationships between dimensions the anterior talofibular ligament and calcaneofibular ligament in routine magnetic resonance imaging

   length [mm] thickness [mm] width [mm] fibula [mm] talus [mm] volume [mm3]
General
N = 251
average 24.5 2.2 5.0 5.7 4.3 250.9
SD 3.3 0.3 0.7 0.9 0.5 50.9
min 16.1 1.3 3.4 3.7 3.1 93.3
max 33.1 3.0 6.9 7.3 5.6 375.7
   length [mm] thickness [mm] width [mm] fibula [mm] talus [mm] volume [mm3]
single fascicular
n = 58
average 24.2 2.6 4.9 6.2 4.2 297.5
SD 2.8 0.4 0.7 0.7 0.6 47.2
min 19.3 1.9 4.5 4.8 3.5 187
max 27.9 3.0 6.9 6.9 5.2 375
   length [mm] thickness [mm] width [mm] fibula [mm] talus [mm] volume [mm3]
double fascicular
n = 193
average 24.6 2.1 5.0 5.6 4.3 257.5
SD 3.4 0.2 0.7 0.9 0.5 50.2
min 16.1 1.3 3.4 3.7 3.1 93.3
max 33.1 2.8 6.7 7.3 5.6 375.7
p > 0.05 < 0.001 > 0.05 < 0.001 > 0.05 < 0.001
ICC (95% CI) 0.89 (0.88–0.89) 0.82 (0.83–0.86) 0.81 (0.67–0.86) 0.58 (0.56–0.69) 0.60 (0.59–0.76) 0.74 (0.63–0.88)
SEM 0.83 0.08 0.12 0.17 0.08 19.1
  1. Abbreviations: ICC intra-class correlation coefficient, min. Minimum, max. Maximum, SEM standard error of measurement, SD standard deviation. P-value refers to difference between single and double fascicular ligament