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Table 4 Micro-CT based histomorphometry of femoral fracture at 8 weeks

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. studied micro-CTTb.Th (mm)Tb.N (1/mm)Tb.Sp (mm)
Group ICarrier alone60.63 ± 0.090.95 ± 0.131.01 ± 0.18
Group II1 μg rhBMP-260.67 ± 0.090.93 ± 0.100.91 ± 0.18
Group IIICarrier + PTH60.77 ± 0.110.88 ± 0.100.85 ± 0.12
Group IV1 μg rhBMP-2 + PTH60.71 ± 0.050.94 ± 0.030.97 ± 0.23
Group V10 μg rhBMP-260.60 ± 0.081.03 ± 0.040.76 ± 0.05
Group VI10 μg rhBMP-2 + PTH60.70 ± 0.061.01 ± 0.080.85 ± 0.06
  1. Tb.Th trabecular thickness, Tb.N trabecular number, Tb.Sp trabecular separation