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Table 4 Torsion tests

From: Development and mechanical testing of a short intramedullary nail for fixation of femoral rotational osteotomy in cerebral palsy patients

Measure Implant Mean (SD) Mean difference CI 95%  
     LL UL p-value
Torsional relative stiffness (Nm/degree) Nail 0.35 (0.13) -0.72 -0.88 -0.55 <0.001
  Plate 1.07 (0.36)     
Angular dislocation (degree) Nail 5.16 (2.18) 3.18 2.11 4.26 <0.001
  Plate 1.98 (0.65)     
  1. Mean (standard deviation), mean difference, and confidence interval of the mechanical parameters used in torsion tests for comparison among the two fixation groups.