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Table 1 Median (IQR) measurements of the morphometric features of the porous structures of 3D-printed and conventional implants

From: Characterization of dimensional, morphological and morphometric features of retrieved 3D-printed acetabular cups for hip arthroplasty

Characteristic3D-printedConventionalp value
Porosity, %72.3 (66.7 to 73.0)32.7 (31.1 to 35.7)0.0002
Pore size, μm915 (854 to 954)282 (265 to 293)0.0002
Strut thickness, μm498 (485 to 503)240 (226 to 280)0.0002