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Table 2 Comparison of the tendon diameter, breath, and cross-sectional area

From: Smaller cross-sectional areas of the hamstring tendon measured from preoperative ultrasonography are likely to need additional gracilis harvesting for double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions

  Group ST Group STG p value
Diameter 4.21 ± 0.38 3.39 ± 0.68 0.00329
Breadth 2.34 ± 0.43 1.78 ± 0.42 0.0149
CSA 7.74 ± 1.41 4.79 ± 1.59 0.00296
  1. Continuous data are presented as mean ± standard deviation
  2. Abbreviations: ST semitendinosus tendon, STG semitendinosus gracilis tendon, CSA cross-sectional area