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Table 2 Average result of failure load and Young’s modulus of elasticity of non-sterilized and non-frozen tendons [8, 28,29,30,31,32,33,34,35,36]

From: Different sterilization and disinfection methods used for human tendons – a systematic review using mechanical properties to evaluate tendon allografts

Type of tendon Pieces Failure load (Standard Deviation)
[N]
Young’s modulus of elasticity (Standard Deviation)
[MPa]
Authors
Peroneus longus 14 2091.6 (148.7) 90.3 (11.3) Aguila et al.
Peroneus brevis 20 1485.7 (209.3) 82.4 (19.0)
Anterior or posterior tibialis 15 2427.3 (682.8) 75.4 (30.0) Baldini et al.
Patellar tendons 10 25.0 (9.0) Suhodolcan et al.
Human flexor digitorum superficialis 10 402.5 (38.4) 400.5 (58.5) Wei et al.
Patellar tendon 14 - 158.0 (49) Bechtold et al.
Achilles 10 3032 (677) 292.04 (123.15) Conrad et al.
Tibialis anterior 12 1665 (291.3) 19.9 (4.7) Schimizzi et al.
Tibialis tendon 10 606.73 (283.52) 213.13 (98.86) Elenes et al.
Bone – patellar tendon – bone 10 1741 (304) Hoburg et al.
Hoburg et al.
Human flexor tendons 360.01 (88.17) 221.55 (73.06) Zhou et al.
Patellar tendon 8 1878 (613) Sobel et al.