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Table 2 Force to failure applied in each group

From: Suturing Achilles tendon and mesh simultaneously in augmented repair resists gap formation foremost: an experimental study

Surgical method Number Force (mean ± SD) Overall p value
Control 19 25.5 ± 13.6 < 0.001*
Suture only 19 10.1 ± 6.1  
Mesh inc in suture 19 19.0 ± 9.6  
Mesh over suture 19 9.0 ± 6.1  
  1. Data expressed as mean and standard deviation (SD)
  2. *Significance of overall difference between the four groups after adjusting for distance