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Table 1 Specimen characteristics

From: A scoping review of biomechanical testing for proximal humerus fracture implants

Characteristic Frequency
N (%)
Type of Specimen (n = 67)
 Cadaver 58 (87)
 Saw Bones 5 (7)
 Animal 3 (4)
 Wood 1 (1)
Cadaver State (n = 58)
 Frozen 44 (76)
 Embalmed 11 (19)
 Fresh 3 (5)
Fracture Pattern (n = 60)
 2-part 41 (68)
 3-part 14 (23)
 4-part 5 (8)
Cadaver Age (Mean ± Standard Deviation) 73 ± 8.5
Number of specimens (Mean ± Standard Deviation) 27 ± 28.9