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Table 1 Geometric data of the coracoid and their relation to the coracoid soft tissue attachments

From: Predictors of safety margin for coracoid transfer: a cadaveric morphometric analysis

Characteristic, mean ± SD (range) Total (n = 28) Male (n = 19) Female (n = 9) p value
Total coracoid length (mm) 44.3 ± 4.1 (33.8–50.2) 46.1 ± 3.5 (33.8–50.2) 40.7 ± 2.8 (35.8–44.4) < 0.001
Coracoid base length (mm) 17.3 ± 1.8 (11.9–21.1) 17.8 ± 1.5 (15.2–21.1) 16.4 ± 2.0 (11.9–18.3) 0.05
Coracoid tip to elbow (mm) 27.0 ± 3.8 (15.7–31.2) 28.3 ± 3.4 (15.7–31.2) 24.3 ± 3.2 (18.7–30.5) 0.001
Coracoid tip to distal trapezoid ligament (mm) 24.8 ± 3.4 (17.7–29.8) 26.0 ± 2.9 (17.7–29.8) 22.2 ± 3.0 (18.5–27.0) 0.004
Coracoid tip to anterior pectoralis minor (mm) 6.6 ± 2.8 (1.4–11.8) 6.8 ± 2.7 (1.4–11.8) 6.1 ± 2.9 (2.5–10.8) 0.52
Coracoid tip to posterior pectoralis minor (mm) 19.2 ± 4.1 (12.3–29.4) 20.1 ± 4.3 (14.4–29.4) 17.3 ± 3.3 (12.3–22.7) 0.10
Coracoid tip to anterior coracoacromial ligament (mm) 6.8 ± 2.0 (3.0–10.8) 7.2 ± 2.0 (3.3–10.8) 6.1 ± 1.9 (3.0–9.0) 0.20
Coracoid tip to posterior coracoacromial ligament (mm) 20.7 ± 6.3 (13.5–35.1) 19.8 ± 6.3 (13.5–35.1) 22.6 ± 6.1 (14.6–32.0) 0.24
  1. SD standard deviation