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Table 1 The angles α, β and γ measured on the selected axial CT images for both specimens and volunteers

From: Fluoroscopic views for safe insertion of lag screws into the posterior column of the acetabulum

Angles Specimens ( χ ¯ ±s) (range Volunteers ( χ ¯ ±s) (range)
  (n = 16) Male (n = 27) Female (n = 25)
Angel α 29.3 ± 2.8 (26.5-34.2) 30.4 ± 4.1 (25.9-36.5) 28.5 ± 3.7 (24.5-33.8)
Angle β 8.1 ± 1.4 (6.9-9.8) 9.2 ± 1.9 (6.3-11.9) 7.7 ± 1.8* (5.2-10.3)
Angel γ 93.7 ± 5.6 (85.7-103.6) 91.6 ± 4.8 (85.2-101.4) 93.9 ± 5.2 (86.9-103.7)
  1. *There was statistically significant difference on angle β between male and female volunteers.