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Table 2 Mean values, ranges and differences between osseous and cartilaginous radii in the humeral head

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
  L’L” 18.4 5.6 18.9 5.6 −0.5†
  M’M” 22.6 4.7 23.2 4.8 −0.6†
  RX 23.5 4.9 24.0 5.4 −0.5†
  O’O” 22.2 4.9 22.6 5.1 −0.4†
  P’P” 17.9 4.9 18.5 4.1 −0.6†
Coronal plane
  S’S” 18.4 3.6 19.0 4.5 −0.6†
  T’T” 23.4 5.0 24.1 4.9 −0.7†
  KQ 24.7 4.7 25.4 4.3 −0.7†
  V’V” 23.1 4.0 23.8 3.6 −0.7†
  W’W” 18.7 3.2 19.6 4.2 −0.9†
  1. Statistically significant.
  2. *in mm.