Advances in Orthopedics / 2019 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

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

Table 3

Gender-specific results for the TTTG, TTPCL, THD and TTPCL/THD in the healthy study population.

Healthy adultsHealthy children
MaleFemale valueMaleFemale value

n32262210
TTTG (mm)9.7 ± 0.88.8 ± 0.60.0708.7 ± 0.727.3 ± 0.760.100
TTPCL (mm)22.1 ± 0.717.9 ± 0.8<0.00120.9 ± 0.7619.9 ± 1.200.562
THD (mm)79.1 ± 0.769.3 ± 0.8<0.00173.2 ± 1.3268.7 ± 1.160.039
TTPCL/THD0.279 ± 0.0090.259 ± 0.0100.2310.287 ± 0.0120.290 ± 0.0180.862

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

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