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Table 4 The maximal von Mises stress data of four LSF techniques under various loading conditions (MPa)

From: Four lateral mass screw fixation techniques in lower cervical spine following laminectomy: a finite element analysis study of stress distribution

Different groups Six different loading conditions
Flexion Extension Left lateral bending Right lateral bending Left axial rotation Right axial rotation Mean
Magerl 41.26 75.45 59.32 54.16 66.14 65.38 60.29
Roy-Camille 40.36 88.64 56.13 62.07 59.26 62.39 61.48
Anderson 56.04 99.32 62.30 74.06 69.42 75.67 72.80
An 64.25 96.45 67.96 70.04 83.21 74.89 76.21