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Table 1 Comparison of bone mineral density and plastic deformation of each construct [data is given as mean value ± standard deviation (SD)]

From: Mono- versus polyaxial locking plates in distal femur fractures – a biomechanical comparison of the Non-Contact-Bridging- (NCB) and the PERILOC-plate

  Group A (NCB®) Group B (PERILOC®) p-value
  n =7 n =7
Bone mineral density (g/cm2) 0.799 ± 0.226 0.855 g/cm2 ± 0.263 p = 0.699
Range 0.423 – 1.126 Range 0.555 – 1.313
Plastic deformation (mm) 1.51 ± 0.77 1.37 ± 0.83 p = 0.717
(Range 0.81 – 3.26) (Range 0.83 – 3.67)
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