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Table 3 Overview of the results for testing the SR technique for re-fixation of the common flexor origin

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

Single Row Technique Flexor Cycles to Failure Stiffness of the repair (N/mm) Maximum load (N) Pull-to-failure Failure Mode
Specimen 1 352 31.4 113.3 No suture cut out through tendon
Specimen 2 PTF 84.8 248.8 Yes suture cut out through tendon
Specimen 3 402 46.0 129.6 No suture cut out through tendon
Specimen 4 PTF 92.0 232.6 Yes suture cut out through tendon
Specimen 5 PTF 80.5 225.7 Yes suture cut out through tendon
Specimen 6 PTF 78.7 272.0 Yes suture cut out through tendon
Average ± SD   68.9 ± 9.9 203.7 ± 65.8   
  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