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Table 3 Post-hoc Tukey’s Honestly Significant Difference (HSD) for distances FN, FB, BN and area FBN (n.s. = not significant)

From: A reproducible reference point for the common peroneal nerve during surgery at the posterolateral corner of the knee: a cadaveric study

Difference in groupsDistance FN (mm)Distance FB (mm)Distance BN (mm)Area FBN (mm2)
Mean difference (95% CI)p valueMean difference (95% CI)p valueMean difference (95% CI)p valueMean difference (95% CI)p value
0–30− 1.84 (− 6.02–2.34)n.s.− 4.42 (− 19.71–10.88)n.s.− 3.33 (− 18.29–11.63)n.s.− 107.00 (− 340.69–126.70)n.s.
0–60− 2.85 (− 7.03–1.33)n.s.− 1.57 (− 16.86–13.73)n.s.3.65 (− 11.31–18.61)n.s.− 197.75 (− 431.45–35.95)n.s.
0–90− 0.21 (− 4.39–3.97)n.s.9.85 (− 5.44–25.14)n.s.20.57 (5.61–35.53)< 0.001− 43.12 (− 276.81–190.59)n.s.
0–1200.58 (− 3.60–4.76)n.s.20.09 (4.80–35.38)0.00440.98 (26.02–55.93)< 0.001127.18 (− 106.52–360.88)n.s.
30–60− 1.01 (− 5.19–3.17)n.s.2.85 (− 12.44–18.14)n.s.6.98 (− 7.98–21.94)n.s.− 90.75 (− 313.58–132.07)n.s.
30–901.63 (− 2.55–5.81)n.s.14.27 (− 1.03–29.56)n.s.23.90 (8.94–38.86)< 0.00163.89 (− 158.94–286.71)n.s.
30–1202.43 (− 1.76–6.61)n.s.24.51 (9.22–39.80)< 0.00144.31 (29.35–59.27)< 0.001234.18 (11.36–457.00)0.035
60–902.64 (−1.54–6.82)n.s.11.42 (− 3.87–26.71)n.s.16.92 (1.96–31.88)0.019154.64 (− 68.18–377.46)n.s.
60–1203.43 (− 0.75–7.61)n.s.21.66 (6.37–36.95)0.00237.33 (22.37–52.28)< 0.001324.93 (102.11–547.76)0.001
90–1200.79 (− 3.39–4.97)n.s.10.24 (− 5.05–25.53)n.s.20.41 (5.45–35.37)0.003170.29 (− 52.53–393.12)n.s.