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Table 1 Overview of the results for testing the SR technique for re-fixation of the common extensor origin

From: Reattachment of the flexor and extensor tendons at the epicondyle in elbow instability: a biomechanical comparison of techniques

Single Row Technique Extensor Cycles to Failure Stiffness of the repair (N/mm) Maximum load (N) Pull-to-failure Failure Mode
Specimen 1 PTF 55.9 171.1 Yes suture cut out through tendon
Specimen 2 PTF 54.9 150.8 Yes suture cut out through tendon
Specimen 3 PTF 68.0 175.5 Yes suture cut out through anchor
Specimen 4 PTF 80.5 348.0 Yes suture cut out through anchor
Specimen 5 PTF 83.2 164.6 Yes suture cut out through tendon
Specimen 6 PTF 65.2 271.4 Yes suture cut out through tendon
Average ± SD   67.9 ± 11.9 213.6 ± 78.7   
  1. Stiffness, maximum load pull-to-failure, and failure mode are presented for each specimen individually. PTF, pull-to-failure; Y = yes, N = Newton, mm = millimeter