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Table 1 The counts of element and node of five models

From: Influence of the proximal screws of buttress plates on the stability of vertical femoral neck fractures: a finite element analysis

Model PIIT PIIT+4HI PIIT +4HI-1 PIIT +6HI PIIT +6HI-1
Element 601,304 646,021 637,648 672,502 664,117
Node 135,967 148,678 146,294 156,165 153,778
  1. Abbreviations: PIIT Parallel, inverted, isosceles triangular plate configuration; PIIT+4HI Parallel, inverted, isosceles triangular plate configuration combined with a four-hole buttress plate and proximal screw; PIIT+4HI-1 Parallel, inverted, isosceles triangular plate configuration combined with a four-hole buttress plate without a proximal screw; PIIT+6HI and PIIT+6HI-1 Parallel, inverted, isosceles triangular plate configuration combined with a six-hole buttress plate with and without a proximal screw