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Table 1 Histomorphometric analysis of epidural fibrosis

From: Mechanical barriers and transforming growth factor beta inhibitor on epidural fibrosis in a rabbit laminectomy model

  Cell density (cells/area) New bone (mm2) Collagen content (%)
Control 847.6 ± 333.3 8.10 ± 5.36 61.61 ± 11.18
iTGFβ 1039.0 ± 234.0 7.53 ± 5.14 56.37 ± 10.36
CS 982.8 ± 502.4 8.15 ± 5.16 51.31 ± 13.64
GPC 486.7 ± 197.8 5.01 ± 5.14 28.55 ± 12.23a
  1. Kruskal-Wallis test for collagen content p = 0.0002
  2. ap < 0.0001 when compared with the control group