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Table 1 Mean torsional stiffness, cantilever bending stiffness and load to failure of the fixation constructs

From: Single versus dual orthogonal plating for comminuted midshaft clavicle fractures: a biomechanics study

  Torsional stiffness (Nm/degree) Cantilever bending stiffness (Nm/degree) Cantilever bending load to failure (Nm)
Single superior plate 0.60 (± 0.08) 0.51 (± 0.01) 54.84 (± 5.18)
Combination plate 0.70 (± 0.06) 0.61 (± 0.05) 60.78 (± 7.41)
Dual mini-plate 0.55 (± 0.07) 0.39 (± 0.06) 40.87 (± 3.43)