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Table 1 Length and thickness of the PTF ligaments. PTF proximal tibiofibular, SD standard deviation, mm millimetre

From: Anatomical study of the proximal tibiofibular ligaments using ultrasound

Bundle Length (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mean SD Range Mean SD Range
Anterior PTF ligament
Superior 15.98 1.60 12.4–19.2 1.24 0.20 0.7–1.8
Upper middle (M1) 12.34 0.90 10.6–14.7 1.21 0.19 0.7–1.6
Lower middle (M2) 8.20 1.12 6.3–10.9 1.16 0.23 0.8–1.7
Posterior PTF ligament
Superior 4.12 0.68 2.9–6 0.88 0.19 0.7–1.3
Middle 8.12 0.90 6.2–10 1.89 0.46 0.9–2.8