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Table 3 Anatomic parameters of the PCL tibial attachment among the three age groups in femalesa

From: MRI analysis of tibial PCL attachment in a large population of adult patients: reference data for anatomic PCL reconstruction

Variable Mean ± Standard Deviation P
The Young (n = 91) The Middle-aged (n = 171) The Old (n = 95) Total
APD, mm 32.0 ± 2.5 31.4 ± 2.6 31.6 ± 2.9 .143
α, ° 120.8 ± 8.4 122.2 ± 7.7 123.4 ± 9.1 .114
PTS, mm 21.0 ± 2.6 20.7 ± 2.9 21.2 ± 2.9 .383
L1, mm 12.4 ± 2.3 12.4 ± 2.6 12.8 ± 2.8 .387
L2, mm 16.7 ± 2.2 16.6 ± 2.5 17.0 ± 2.7 .359
L3, mm 9.2 ± 2.2 9.1 ± 2.1 9.0 ± 2.1 .779
L1/PTS, % 59.3 ± 9.2 59.8 ± 8.8 60.4 ± 8.3 .719
L2/PTS, % 79.7 ± 4.6 79.9 ± 4.4 80.2 ± 4.1 .719
L3/PTS, % 44.0 ± 9.6 43.9 ± 9.3 42.9 ± 9.6 .674
L4, mm 14.2 ± 2.4 13.9 ± 2.8 14.1 ± 3.1 .727
  1. aAPD anterior-posterior diameter, α the angle between the tibial plateau and the posterior tibial ‘shelf’, PTS posterior tibial ‘shelf’, L1 distance from the proximal position of the tibial PCL attachment to the tibial plateau, L2 distance from the central position of the tibial PCL attachment to the tibial plateau, L3 width of the tibial PCL attachment site, L4 the vertical dimension of the PCL attachment site from the center of the PCL attachment perpendicularly to a line along the tibial plateau