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Table 6 Comparison of Surface area (mm2) of cortical bone and whole bone surrounding the models

From: Stress distribution patterns at mini-implant site during retraction and intrusion—a three-dimensional finite element study

FE model Surface area (mm2)
Cortical bone Whole bone
1a 7.76 14.2
1b 4.89 19.75
2a 6.84 23.98
2b 5.12 29.45
3a 3.88 12.24
3b 3.23 15.22
4a 3.84 19.05
4b 3.13 21.91