Table 3 Descriptive statistics (mean ± standard deviation) of calculated parameters in the ACLT (N = 12) and Control (N = 16) groups, and the statistical differences within them.

From: Iterative and discrete reconstruction in the evaluation of the rabbit model of osteoarthritis

Parameter ACLT Control p -values ACLT Control p -values ACLT Control p -values
1/2 of full data CGLS TV DART
Subchondral bone plate
Pl.Th (%) 531.5 ± 92.6 483.3 ± 99.6 0.254 (0.508) 533.2 ± 93.3 486.2 ± 97.9 0.254 (0.508) 527.6 ± 90.9 484.6 ± 99.4 0.316 (0.631)
Trabecular bone
BV/TV (%) 47.9 ± 4.3** 51.7 ± 3.4 0.019 (0.037) 49.8 ± 4.3* 53.2 ± 3.2 0.026 (0.053) 47.6 ± 4.8** 51.9 ± 3.7 0.015 (0.029)
Tb.Th (µm) 202.8 ± 16.4 213.7 ± 16.4 0.061 (0.121) 220.5 ± 16.8 228.4 ± 17.2 0.140 (0.280) 199.2 ± 18.5* 213.1 ± 17.6 0.033 (0.066)
Tb.S (µm) 308.2 ± 45.8 283.8 ± 25.7 0.111 (0.223) 311.7 ± 45.2 287.9 ± 24.0 0.087 (0.174) 305.8 ± 41.5 281.7 ± 25.9 0.095 (0.189)
Tb.N (mm−1) 2.37 ± 0.18 2.42 ± 0.12 0.265 (0.529) 2.26 ± 0.17 2.34 ± 0.12 0.148 (0.296) 2.40 ± 0.18 2.44 ± 0.11 0.353 (0.706)
EF (a.u.) −0.201 ± 0.06** −0.268 ± 0.05 0.002 (0.004) −0.203 ± 0.05** −0.277 ± 0.05 0.002 (0.004) −0.189 ± 0.05** −0.263 ± 0.05 0.001 (0.002)
1/4 of full data CGLS TV DART
Subchondral bone plate
Pl.Th (%) 540.2 ± 93.6 490.2 ± 98.1 0.211 (0.423) 543.3 ± 93.9 495.2 ± 96.5 0.186 (0.371) 524.6 ± 94.8 486.86 ± 97.9 0.332 (0.664)
Trabecular bone
BV/TV (%) 52.0 ± 4.3** 55.4 ± 3.3 0.024 (0.047) 53.8 ± 4.8 57.1 ± 3.5 0.055 (0.110) 47.4 ± 4.2** 52.6 ± 4.2 0.002 (0.004)
Tb.Th (µm) 236.7 ± 16.0 243.1 ± 17.4 0.186 (0.371) 255.4 ± 19.9 260.2 ± 18.5 0.316 (0.631) 202.8 ± 18.3** 219.3 ± 17.9 0.021 (0.042)
Tb.S (µm) 306.4 ± 45.9 281.6 ± 24.6 0.073 (0.146) 314.9 ± 46.0 289.1 ± 25.2 0.103 (0.205) 304.5 ± 46.1 276.4 ± 27.4 0.061 (0.121)
Tb.N (mm−1) 2.20 ± 0.14 2.28 ± 0.11 0.080 (0.159) 2.11 ± 0.14* 2.20 ± 0.12 0.045 (0.090) 2.34 ± 0.19 2.40 ± 0.11 0.198 (0.397)
EF (a.u.) −0.205 ± 0.04** −0.280 ± 0.04 0.001 (0.002) −0.190 ± 0.05** −0.280 ± 0.04 0.001 (0.002) −0.187 ± 0.04** −0.253 ± 0.04 0.001 (0.002)
1/6 of full data CGLS TV DART
Subchondral bone plate
Pl.Th (%) 548.4 ± 96.3 498.3 ± 93.7 0.130 (0.260) 551.9 ± 96.8 501.4 ± 92.9 0.130 (0.260) 524.2 ± 95.7 488.9 ± 97.1 0.349 (0.698)
Trabecular bone
BV/TV (%) 54.4 ± 5.8 58.5 ± 5.0 0.055 (0.110) 55.6 ± 6.4 59.9 ± 5.5 0.061 (0.121) 47.5 ± 4.0** 52.6 ± 4.2 0.002 (0.004)
Tb.Th (µm) 270.3 ± 24.4 276.5 ± 47.1 0.332 (0.664) 285.6 ± 28.2 291.5 ± 27.5 0.437 (0.873) 202.1 ± 15.4** 219.2 ± 18.3 0.010 (0.020)
Tb.S (µm) 321.0 ± 47.1 294.1 ± 27.9 0.130 (0.260) 328.1 ± 48.4 299.8 ± 29.9 0.120 (0.241) 301.8 ± 43.6 277.9 ± 28.2 0.095 (0.189)
Tb.N (mm−1) 2.02 ± 0.15* 2.12 ± 0.13 0.041 (0.082) 1.95 ± 0.15** 2.05 ± 0.12 0.021 (0.042) 2.35 ± 0.18 2.40 ± 0.12 0.268 (0.537)
EF (a.u.) −0.179 ± 0.04** −0.234 ± 0.05 0.001 (0.002) 0.180 ± 0.05** −0.252 ± 0.04 0.001 (0.002) −0.182 ± 0.04** −0.240 ± 0.05 0.002 (0.004)