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Table 2 Comparison of fatigue test between novel self-locking plate and DePuy plate

From: Biomechanical study of a novel self-locking plate system for anterior cervical fixation

  Load range (N) Frequency (Hz) Cycle times (n  × 106) Fatigue strength (MPa) Damage
Novel plate 100 ~ 150 0.5 0.56 490.75 Screw loose, crack at outer edge of right upper hole
DePuy plate 100 ~ 150 0.5 0.54 485.86 Screw loose, crack at outer edge of right upper hole