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Table 5 Loss ( E” ) modulus at 1 Hz and cartilage thickness

From: Viscoelastic properties of bovine knee joint articular cartilage: dependency on thickness and loading frequency

  n Thickness (mm) E” (N/mm2)
mean SD mean SD
Femoral condyles 24 0.89A 0.26 4.3A 1.0
Patellar groove 17 1.32B 0.26 4.0A,B 1.1
Tibial plateau meniscus covered 31 1.10A,B 0.38 3.8A,B 1.1
Tibial plateau not meniscus covered 27 2.19C 0.67 3.3B 1.2
  1. The lettersA, B, C are used to indicate significant differences between the different regions; where a region does not share a letter they are significantly different (p < 0.05).
  2. n: number of samples tested from each region.