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Table 2 Gap deformation and residual deformation at specific cycles

From: Biomechanical evaluation of patellar tendon repair using Krackow suture technique

  Initial 50th 100th 150th 200th 250th 500th 750th 1000th
Gap deformation (mm)
 100 Na 1.89 ± 0.23 1.65 ± 0.17 1.64 ± 0.23 1.61 ± 0.25 1.57 ± 0.23 1.56 ± 0.22 1.50 ± 0.20 1.50 ± 0.22 1.50 ± 0.24
 200 Nb 3.45 ± 0.36 3.96 ± 0.71 4.24 ± 0.48 4.47 ± 0.74
Residual deformation (mm)
 100 Na 0.213 ± 0.183 0.066 ± 0.107 0.017 ± 0.006 0.013 ± 0.008 0.004 ± 0.004 0.007 ± 0.006 0.007 ± 0.004 0.005 ± 0.004 0.011 ± 0.008
 200 Nb 0.228 ± 0.045 0.080 ± 0.040 0.085 ± 0.027 0.042 ± 0.028
  1. aData collected from four specimens
  2. bData collected from three specimens