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Table 4 Comparison of Young’s Modulus of the three braided scaffolds with human natural tissues

From: Tissue engineering a tendon-bone junction with biodegradable braided scaffolds

Young’sModulus (MPa) Poly(lactic acid) hollow tube with round fibers (RNC) Poly(lactic acid) hollow tube with 4DG & round fibers (4DGRNC) Poly(lactic acid) bilayer sheath with 4DG core insertion (4DGRC) Human Tendon Human Bone
290 342 822 250 700–18,000