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Table 2 Maximum displacement of the tibia, gap deformation, and stress of the implants and bone

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

  Top screws with length 30 mm Top screws with length 55 mm
One-cortical Two-cortical Far-cortical One-cortical Two-cortical Far-cortical
Maximum displacement of the tibia (mm) 0.58 0.577 0.798 0.578 0.576 0.789
Gap deformation (mm) 0.224 0.219 0.445 0.222 0.216 0.442
Peak stress of the plate (MPa) 179.17 180.63 160.88 167 168.26 163.92
Peak stress of the screw (MPa) 135.81 137.51 530.88 137.29 139.78 541
Highest stress of the lateral hinge (maximum principle stress) 58.82 58.78 73.2 64.25 66.95 66.58
Lowest stress of the lateral hinge (maximum principle stress) − 28.05 − 26.79 − 29.84 − 22.53 − 29.4 − 31.39