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Table 1 Bone Histomorphometry

From: Pinealectomy affects bone mineral density and structure - an experimental study in sheep

  control Ovx
  0 months 6 months p 0 month 6 months p
Ct.Wi (μm) 858 ± 225 769 ± 358 0,249 717 ± 244 547 ± 154 0,007
B.Ar/T.Ar (%) 22,6 ± 4,3 21,7 ± 2,7 0,345 20,9 ± 5,0 18,0 ± 1,8 0,014
O.Ar/B.Ar (%) 0,225 ± 0,236 0,209 ± 0,153 0,764 0,072 ± 0,101 0,104 ± 0,116 0,314
O.Pm/B.Pm (%) 1,069 ± 1,092 0,920 ± 0,705 0,643 0,328 ± 0,481 0,504 ± 0,597 0,272
E.Pm/B.Pm (%) 1,952 ± 1,170 1,642 ± 1,036 0,293 1,625 ± 0,867 1,431 ± 0,757 0,419
Oc.Pm/B.Pm (%) 0,033 ± 0,043 0,039 ± 0,062 0,663 0,014 ± 0,033 0,027 ± 0,046 0,289
  Px OvxPx
  0 months 6 months p 0 month 6 months p
Ct.Wi (μm) 582 ± 127 637 ± 278 0,341 686 ± 125 552 ± 118 0,000
B.Ar/T.Ar (%) 19,3 ± 3,7 16,8 ± 3,7 0,015 19,7 ± 3,6 17,2 ± 2,857 0,011
O.Ar/B.Ar (%) 0,332 ± 0,323 0,327 ± 0,228 0,946 0,292 ± 0,626 0,303 ± 0,265 0,936
O.Pm/B.Pm (%) 1,545 ± 1,371 1,461 ± 1,029 0,800 1,249 ± 1,687 1,328 ± 1,065 0,846
E.Pm/B.Pm (%) 1,634 ± 1,135 1,920 ± 0,951 0,316 1,322 ± 0,862 2,230 ± 1,446 0,011
Oc.Pm/B.Pm (%) 0,012 ± 0,020 0,052 ± 0,078 0,011 0,021 ± 0,042 0,062 ± 0,068 0,017
  1. Bone histomorphometry of biopsies from iliac crest. Six months after surgery bone area is decreased in all treated groups. Px and OvxPx increases the bone resorption indices including eroded perimeter and osteoclast perimeter indicating stimulated bone resorption.