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Table 1 Percentages of tissues in contact with the implant surface after 8 weeks of healing. Mean percentages ± standard deviations (SD), medians, and 25th and 75th percentiles (25th; 75th) of tissues components on the implant surface (n = 11)

From: Bone healing at non-submerged implants installed with different insertion torques: a split-mouth histomorphometric randomized controlled trial

  New bonePre-existing (old) boneTotal mineralized boneBone debris/ clot remnantsSoft tissues
< 10 NcmMean ± SD39.3 ± 18.57.5 ± 9.046.8 ± 22.10.1 ± 0.253.1 ± 22.1
Median (25th; 75th)44.2 (24.2; 49.9)4.5 (0.4; 12.9)46.1 (35.4; 55.0)0.0 (0.0; 0.0)53.9 (45.0; 64.3)
~ 30 NcmMean ± SD49.4 ± 9.47.7 ± 7.657.0 ± 14.12.7 ± 4.740.3 ± 14.9
Median (25th; 75th)50.0 (42.7; 55.5)5.3 (1.8; 11.5)57.1 (48.0; 67.1)0.0 (0.0; 3.5)41.4 (28.1; 51.5)
  1. None of the differences between ~ 30 and < 10 Ncm sites was statistically significant (p < 0.05)