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Table 5 Average result of failure load and Young’s modulus of elasticity of sterilized tendons with ethylene oxide [51]

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)
Patellar tendon 14 143.0 (67.0) Bechtold et al.