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Table 1 Distances between the extensor digitorum longus (EDL) tendon and the tibia and fibula, respectively

From: A gross anatomic study of distal tibia and fibula for single-incision approach

Leg number Leg length (cm) Distance between EDL tendon and tibia (cm) Distance between EDL tendon and fibula (cm)
Proximal Middle Distal Proximal Middle Distal
1 32.00 1.71 1.25 1.68 2.11 1.80 2.06
2 32.50 2.45 1.49 1.58 2.00 1.82 1.89
3 38.00 2.57 1.92 2.26 1.25 1.89 2.83
4 38.00 3.12 1.80 2.88 1.52 1.66 2.01
5 35.50 2.81 2.03 2.03 1.34 1.72 2.42
6 35.50 3.02 1.65 2.84 1.43 1.83 2.23
7 36.00 2.88 2.04 2.30 1.49 1.66 2.02
8 36.00 3.11 2.09 2.41 1.43 1.81 2.18
9 36.50 2.23 1.89 2.07 2.00 2.45 2.83
10 36.50 2.34 1.73 2.24 1.81 2.67 2.62
11 34.50 2.65 2.12 2.34 1.54 1.81 2.64
12 34.50 2.78 2.07 2.11 1.61 2.02 2.73
13 30.00 3.91 1.42 2.20 2.20 2.47 2.34
14 30.00 3.69 1.29 2.05 1.84 2.51 2.35
15 35.00 3.10 1.87 2.06 1.99 2.00 2.40
16 35.00 3.01 1.99 2.08 2.03 2.11 2.34
17 37.00 3.06 1.85 2.13 1.97 2.31 2.44
18 37.00 3.14 2.02 2.07 2.04 2.27 2.36
19 36.80 3.32 1.75 2.17 1.84 2.45 2.18
20 36.80 3.27 1.91 2.21 1.79 2.32 2.22
21 35.70 2.89 1.98 2.56 2.01 2.65 2.56
22 35.70 3.08 2.01 2.04 1.98 2.01 2.06
23 33.90 3.52 1.67 1.89 1.76 1.86 2.21
24 33.90 2.99 2.08 1.75 2.10 2.11 1.97
25 35.00 3.30 2.12 2.00 2.31 2.06 2.01
26 36.50 3.00 1.98 2.03 1.82 1.95 2.00
± S 35.14 ± 2.10 2.96 ± 0.46 1.85 ± 0.25 2.15 ± 0.30 1.82 ± 0.28 2.09 ± 0.31 2.30 ± 0.27