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Table 3 Histomorphometric evaluation of the biopsies after a 9-month healing time

From: The use of a biphasic calcium phosphate in a maxillary sinus floor elevation procedure: a clinical, radiological, histological, and histomorphometric evaluation with 9- and 12-month healing times

Patient (N) Gender/age) Retrieval location BV/TV (%) BS/TV (mm2/mm3) Tb.Th (μm) OV/BV (%) OS/BS (%) O.Th (μm) N.Oc/Tar (1/mm2)
1 F/54 15 51.3 2.3 461.3 5.4 43.4 28.3 0.8
2 M/62 16 30.4 2.2 278.6 13.3 53.3 331.8 2.0
3 F/64 15 29.3 4.6 121.7 8.5 50.0 10.2 2.5
4 M/63 27 36.3 5.8 168.8 4.7 22.3 18.8 2.3
5 M/40 26 28.5 6.2 93.0 12.0 43.0 80.2 5.0
Mean    35.2 4.2 224.7 8.8 42.4 93.9 2.5
SD    9.5 1.9 150.0 3.8 12.1 135.8 1.5
  1. Not intact biopsies were excluded from histomorphometric examination. Age in years at biopsy retrieval
  2. M male, F female, BV/TV vital bone volume/total volume, BS/TV bone surface/total volume, Tb.Th trabeculae thickness, OV/BV osteoid volume/vital bone volume, OS/BS osteoid surface/bone surface, O.Th osteoid thickness, N.Oc/Tar number of osteoclasts in total area