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Table 5 Crevicular fluid ALP and OC levels

From: Relation between the stability of dental implants and two biological markers during the healing period: a prospective clinical study

Time Day 0 1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks
Median (interquartile range)
ALP level
 (nM/μg protein)
  Tooth (control) 175 (215) 203 (308) 148 (269) 143 (112) 266 (427) 145 (96) 181 (148) 191 (263) 107 (128)
  Implant (test) 230 (238) 139 (139) 157 (293) 108 (134) 166 (434) 179 (251) 147 (296) 157 (201) 151 (968)
OC level
 (pg/μg protein)
  Tooth (control) 30 (42) 19 (56) 40 (92) 31 (34) 29 (48) 23 (31) 50 (49) 40 (78) 28 (47)
  Implant (test) 7 (15) 16 (69) 15 (81) 68 (46) 37 (79) 52 (105) 94 (292) 91 (87) 59 (94)