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Table 1 Demographics and measurement values of study group

From: A comparison between a hinged plate and screw system and a conventional tension-band plate and screw system used for correction of an angular deformity of the lower limb: an animal study

   0 week 6 weeks 12 weeks 18 weeks
Case Side MSA(°) MPTA(°) ATA (°) MSA(°) MPTA(°) ATA(°) MSA(°) MPTA(°) ATA(°) MSA(°) MPTA(°) ATA(°) RS(MPa)
1 L 20 88 −20 25 85 −14 29 81 12 32 80 26 813.9
2 R 26 89 −12 27 87 5 29 77 22 31 67 32 681.9
3 L 22 93 −4 25 91 12 36 80 24 40 71 30 718.7
4 L 24 90 −4 25 90 6 27 85 15 33 81 26 465.9
5 R 22 90 −13 28 90 −2 34 85 20 40 76 34 415.9
6 R 22 98 0 22 95 7 24 86 28 33 75 31 703.9
7 R 21 94 −12 23 90 8 30 85 18 33 78 31 678.5
8 L 22 85 −5 24 81 11 29 81 19 31 76 33 668.1
Mean   22 91 −9 25 89 4 30 83 20 34 76 30 643.35
  1. ATA, angle of the two arms; MPTA, medial proximal tibial angle; MSA, medial slope angle; RS, residual stress.