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Table 3 Results of bone histomorphometry in each group

From: Rabbiteye blueberry prevents osteoporosis in ovariectomized rats

  OMG SG pvalue OBG pvalue
BV/TV (%) 16.38 ± 5.69 29.47 ± 6.52* 0.001 22.39 ± 5.26* 0.005
Tb. Th (μm) 48.96 ± 8.64 85.36 ± 9.35* 0.001 72.96 ± 7.37* 0.002
Tb. N (L/mm) 1.69 ± 0.16 2.05 ± 0.16* 0.005 1.89 ± 0.11* 0.008
Tb. Sp (μm) 763.85 ± 138.24 369.42 ± 102.34* 0.001 587.56 ± 185.21* 0.008
ES/BS (%) 18.27 ± 4.82 9.50 ± 4.42* 0.007 14.27 ± 4.23** 0.044
Oc. N (L/mm2) 0.26 ± 0.08 0.10 ± 0.06* 0.001 0.20 ± 0.05** 0.039
O. Pm (%) 30.35 ± 6.32 18.84 ± 6.47** 0.030 31.13 ± 5.08 -
L. Pm (%) 15.03 ± 1.26 8.63 ± 1.09* 0.001 16.98 ± 3.25** 0.041
BFR/BV (%/year) 36.85 ± 6.23 58.27 ± 7.03* 0.002 61.23 ± 13.91* 0.001
  1. *p < 0.01 and **p < 0.05 compared with the OMG. OMG ovariectomized model control group, SG sham-operated group, OBG ovariectomized rabbiteye blueberry treatment group, BV/TV trabecular bone volume fraction (trabecular bone volume (BV)/total tissue volume (TV)), Tb. Th trabecular thickness, Tb. N mean trabecular bone number, Tb. Sp trabecular separation, ES/BS the percent of bone resorption perimeter, Oc. N mean osteoclast number, O. Pm osteoid perimeter, L. Pm fluorescent tag circumference ratio, BFR/BV bone formation rate.