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Table 4 Histomorphometric evaluation of the biopsies after a 12-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)
1 F/53 16 25.5 6.9 74.1 1.7 5.2 12.8
2 F/53 25 30.8 9.2 66.8 1.1 3.1 12.7
2 F/53 26 29.3 9.5 61.5 4.2 9.2 14.7
3 M/67 17 24.0 7.5 64.4 6.6 15.2 14.0
Mean    28.2 8.3 66.7 3.4 8.2 13.6
SD    3.2 1.3 5.4 2.5 5.3 1
  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, NOc/BPm not measured as an insignificant number of osteoclasts were available