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From: Smart bone plates can monitor fracture healing

Figure 6

Regression analyses comparing normalized impedance data to µCT indices. (A–D) Normalized R at 15 kHz is significantly correlated to the ratio of bone volume to total volume (BV/TV), bone mineral density (BMD), trabecular number, and trabecular thickness. Individual markers are colored to match the corresponding samples in Fig. 4I–K. (E,F) Resultant R2 and p-values from regression analyses between normalized R and BV/TV as well as normalized X and BV/TV plotted as a function of frequency. Significance is set at p < 0.05 (below dashed line). Significant relationships (highlighted in yellow) between R and BV/TV occur from 10 kHz to 250 kHz, and significant relationships between X and BV/TV occur from 50 kHz to 1 MHz.

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