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Table 4 Comparison of cervical load–displacement between the two fixations (mean ± SD) (mm) ( P >0.05)

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

Position Novel plate (n=6) DePuy plate (n=6)
Preoperation Postoperation Preoperation Postoperation
Axial compression 12.12 ± 0.55 5.75 ± 0.48 11.65 ± 0.65 5.45 ± 0.42
Flexion 13.45 ± 0.87 6.73 ± 0.98 12.97 ± 0.85 6.21 ± 0.35
Extension 10.52 ± 0.92 4.98 ± 0.44 11.04 ± 0.53 5.25 ± 0.88
Left buckling 11.96 ± 0.85 5.12 ± 0.82 12.15 ± 0.49 5.96 ± 0.74
Right buckling 11.32 ± 0.48 5.65 ± 0.73 11.78 ± 0.75 5.38 ± 0.83