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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Comparison of the biomechanical characteristics of both groups

Variable Group 1 Group 2 p-value
Cross-section area (mm2) 4.23±1.17 3.08±1.30 0.054
Tensile strain (%) 320.52±94.89 307.69±110.32 0.784
Ultimate failure load (N) 25.78±31.38 55.64±36.02 0.011*
Ultimate stress (MPa) 5.96±5.95 21.89±16.83 0.064
Stiffness (N/mm) 3.44±5.59 6.62±4.21 0.168

Values are presented as mean±standard deviation.

Group 1: supraspinatus repair only, group 2: supraspinatus repair with kartogenin single injection.

*Statistically significant.

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