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Table 1 Assessment of bony fusion with manual palpation

From: Enhancement of the effects of intermittent parathyroid hormone (1-34) by bone morphogenetic protein in a rat femoral open fracture model

Treatment group No. assessed manually for fusionFusedFusion rate (%)
Group ICarrier alone11218.2
Group II1 μg rhBMP-212433.3
Group IIICarrier + PTH12866.7*
Group IV1 μg rhBMP-2 + PTH11763.6*
Group V10 μg rhBMP-211981.8*
Group VI10 μg rhBMP-2 + PTH11981.8*
  1. *p < 0.05 (vs group I)