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Table 2 Correlation of the length of the femur, length of the femoral neck, and nutrient foramina at each site

From: Total cross-sectional area of the femoral neck nutrient foramina measured to assess arterial vascular beds in the femoral head

Site of lengthMeasured type of nutrient foraminaSite of nutrient foramina
Canals of superior retinacular arteriesCanals of inferior retinacular arteriesCanals of anterior retinacular arteriesCanals of ligamentum teres arteries
Femurnumber0.219*0.079-0.122-0.066
area0.280**0.130-0.097-0.044
Femoral necknumber-0.0200.130-0.0130.122
area0.243*0.207*0.1500.195
  1. Results are presented as coefficient of correlation
  2. *p<0.05, **p<0.01, indicate significant difference (p value < 0.05)