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Table 1 Results of the biomechanical testing

From: Biomechanical effects of stitches on the intra-articular mid-substance of quadruple hamstring-tendon grafts for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction – a pilot comparative cadaveric study

  Knee Length (mm) Diameter (mm) Maximal load to failure (N) Stiffness (N/mm) Failure mode
NSG 1 45 8 194.7 17.8 Zone 1
2 90 9 186.7 17.9 Zone 1
3 85 9 274.7 25.2 Zone 1
4 76 10 244.7 29.0 Zone 1
5 53 10 266.4 27.6 Zone 1
SG 1 48 8 139.0 13.2 Zone 1
2 88 9 238.2 24.7 Zone 1
3 83 10 194.8 22.5 Zone 1
4 79 9 168.4 14.3 Zone 2
5 56 10 235.7 24.0 Zone 1
   p value = 0.410 p value = 1.0    
  1. NSG Non-sutured Group, SG Sutured Group