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Table 1 Percentages of the various tissues within the elevated area after 4 months of healing. Mean values ± standard deviations (P values) and median (25%; 75% percentiles)

From: Bone plate repositioned over the antrostomy after sinus floor elevation: an experimental study in sheep

 New boneSoft tissuePure graftInterpenetrated graftComposite bone
Replaced windowTotal16.4 ± 5.6
18.8 (13.8; 20.3)
32.9 ± 8.0
31.2 (27.7; 37.0)
13.6 ± 4.2
12.0 (10.8; 16.2)
37.1 ± 7.5
34.4 (31.7; 43.4)
53.5 ± 7.6
52.4 (50.8; 57.8)
Base15.0 ± 7.2
16.4 (10.1; 20.1)
38.6 ± 14.3
34.5 (28.9; 47.1)
13.4 ± 6.4
15.3 (13.1; 17.0)
33.1 ± 11.1
33.1 (26.8; 40.0)
48.0 ± 18.1
49.9 (36.9; 59.7)
Middle16.9 ± 7.3
18.1 (11.2; 22.8)
29.7 ± 4.9*
29.8 (26.6; 32.4)
14.2 ± 5.1
14.2 (10.2; 17.6)
39.2 ± 7.6
37.2 (34.3; 39.1)
56.1 ± 7.0
57.2 (51.1; 61.3)
Submucosa11.5 ± 7.6
10.6 (7.7; 13.3)
41.7 ± 18.5
34.0 (31.3; 43.6)
14.6 ± 5.9
12.7 (10.0; 18.0)
32.3 ± 16.9
31.3 (25.5; 46.0)
43.8 ± 19.6
46.8 (40.9; 56.6)
Close-to-window22.1 ± 12.6*
19.6 (14.5; 28.1)
21.8 ± 10.5*
21.8 (15.6; 26.2)
12.1 ± 10.1
10.6 (6.9; 15.1)
43.9 ± 20.5
40.2 (29.2; 52.0)
66.1 ± 14.7*
64.3 (57.1; 69.5)
MembraneTotal12.0 ± 3.7 (P = 0.249)
12.9 (12.3; 13.4)
37.4 ± 9.3 (P = 0.173)
35.2 (30.7; 39.8)
15.3 ± 3.9 (P = 0.249)
14.0 (12.8; 18.3)
35.3 ± 6.8 (P = 0.345)
34.8 (30.4; 41.1)
47.3 ± 9.9 (P = 0.249)
47.3 (43.2; 54.3)
Base14.0 ± 7.5 (P = 0.463)
11.6 (8.8; 20.7)
39.9 ± 12.5 (P = 0.753)
36.6 (31.0; 47.5)
16.4 ± 6.9 (P = 0.686)
13.2 (12.2; 19.7)
29.6 ± 11.4 (P = 0.249)
34.3 (22.1; 37.6)
43.6 ± 16.9 (P = 0.917)
46.5 (30.1; 56.7)
Middle14.5 ± 4.0 (P = 0.674)
14.4 (13.1; 17.3)
37.5 ± 10.1* (P = 0.046)
37.2 (28.3; 45.0)
13.5 ± 7.5 (P = 0.686)
15.1 (7.1; 17.9)
34.5 ± 11.5 (P = 0.249)
32.6 (26.0; 39.3)
49.0 ± 12.0 (P = 0.075)
45.7 (39.9; 55.9)
Submucosa11.9 ± 5.6 (P = 0.917)
14.1 (12.7; 14.5)
34.7 ± 11.6 (P = 0.753)
30.1 (27.3; 39.2)
13.0 ± 10.3 (0.753)
9.5 (6.0; 17.8)
40.4 ± 14.7 (0.463)
42.7 (38.2; 48.7)
52.3 ± 15.9 (0.528)
56.8 (42.5; 62.5)
Close-to-window7.5 ± 4.5* (P = 0.028)
8.8 (4.2; 9.6)
37.5 ± 11.5* (P = 0.046)
33.8 (32.1; 34.4)
18.3 ± 9.4 (P = 0.249)
18.0 (14.9; 18.4)
36.7 ± 11.5 (P = 0.249)
38.0 (30.6; 42.1)
44.2 ± 15.1* (P = 0.046)
49.5 (35.3; 51.4)
  1. *P < 0.05