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Table 1 Material properties of the springs used in this study to simulate ligaments

From: Biomechanical investigation of the type and configuration of screws used in high tibial osteotomy with titanium locking plate and screw fixation

Ligament Numbers of spring Stiffness (N/mm) Cross section area (mm2) Elastic modulus (MPa)
Medial collateral ligament 2 10.6 1.54 345
Lateral collateral ligament 2 10.6 1.54 345
Anterior cruciate ligament 1 17.5 1.29 345
Posterior cruciate ligament 1 20.6 1.92 345