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Table 3 Means (grammes per square centimetre) and standard deviations of the bone mineral density (BMD) of above and below implant areas in tibiae with and without the local application of growth hormone (GH) in healthy (control) and osteoporotic (OVX) rabbits

From: Osseointegration of TI6Al4V dental implants modified by thermal oxidation in osteoporotic rabbits

Animal group 15d
Commercial Modified
Without GH With GH Without GH With GH
Control Above 0.356 ± 0.017 0.368 ± 0.036 0.382 ± 0.006 0.351 ± 0.021
Below 0.366 ± 0.008 0.372 ± 0.029 0.374 ± 0.031 0.366 ± 0.015
OVX Above 0.308 ± 0.024 0.348 ± 0.019 0.357 ± 0.053 0.345 ± 0.027
Below 0.369 ± 0.027 0.343 ± 0.011 0.363 ± 0.032 0.330 ± 0.024