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Table 1 Histomorphometrical analysis of cumulative contact (A) and area density (B) parameter (mean +/− standard deviation, n = 4 for each group and time-period, p-values (p < 5%) highlighted by bold numbers)

From: Early tissue responses to zoledronate, locally delivered by bone screw, into a compromised cancellous bone site: a pilot study

  Time period Day 5 Day 10
  Group Control Test Control Test
A: Contact (%) Bone 2 ± 1 4 ± 3 10 ± 8 15 ± 8
Fibrin 79 ± 11 62 ± 15 15 ± 15 0
Fibro-mesenchymal tissue 14 ± 10 31 ± 17 73 ± 19 85 ± 8
Lacunae 5 ± 5 3 ± 3 2 ± 2 0
B: Area density (%) Bone 26 ± 8 19 ± 8 28 ± 4 36 ± 4
Fibrin 29 ± 7 20 ± 9 4 ± 5 0
Fibro-mesenchymal tissue 24 ± 15 34 ± 22 44 ± 7 60 ± 1
  Lacunae 21 ± 11 28 ± 15 24 ± 8 4 ± 3