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Table 2 Group statistics for the biomechanical outcome parameters

From: Using self-drilling screws in volar plate osteosynthesis for distal radius fractures: a feasibility study

Source Parameter Group Mean SD
Load-displacement-Curves Stiffness [N/mm] SLS 833 160
SDLS 904 279
Elastic Limit [N] SLS 205 42
SDLS 259 106
Max Force [N] SLS 632 273
SDLS 768 188
Motion Tracking Residual Tilt [°] SLS 5.7 1.3
SDLS 5.6 0.9
  1. No significant differences were found for any parameter
  2. Max Force maximum force, N Newton, mm millimeter, ° degree, SD standard deviation, ns not significant