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Table 1 Mean values, ranges and differences between osseous and cartilaginous radii in the glenoid cavity

From: The glenohumeral joint - a mismatching system? A morphological analysis of the cartilaginous and osseous curvature of the humeral head and the glenoid cavity

  Bone Cartilage  
Radius Mean* Range* Mean* Range* Difference*
Transverse plane
  B’B” 43.3 37.7 32.5 32.3 10.8†
  C’C” 37.8 27.4 25.1 8.1 12.7†
  D’D” 45.7 31.5 28.1 17.0 17.6†
  E’E” 51.5 51.2 25.6 8.7 25.9†
  F’F” 39.7 33.2 22.5 12.5 17.2†
Coronal plane
  H’H” 39.5 30.17 29.2 11.1 10.3†
  AG 33.7 13.3 28.2 6.8 5.5†
  I’I” 31.4 13.0 26.2 8.4 5.2†
  1. Statistically significant.
  2. *in mm.