Advances in Orthopedics / 2019 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

A Knee Size-Independent Parameter for Malalignment of the Distal Patellofemoral Joint in Children

Table 2

Measurements of the TTTG, TTPCL, THD, and TTPCL/THD for the control and patellar instability (PI) groups for adults and children.

AdultsChildren
ControlPI valueControlPI value

TTTG (mm)9.3 ± 0.5013.4 ± 0.94<0.0018.2 ± 0.5513.2 ± 1.10<0.001
TTPCL (mm)20.2 ± 0.6022.1 ± 0.570.03120.6 ± 0.6422.6 ± 0.620.031
THD (mm)74.7 ± 0.8273.5 ± 0.820.24771.8 ± 1.0371.6 ± 1.000.902
TTPCL/THD0.270 ± 0.0070.301 ± 0.0070.0050.288 ± 0.0100.316 ± 0.0080.033

The results are expressed as the mean values of the group ± SEM.

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