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Table 3 Semiquantitative evaluation scores of the samples obtained from each cortex of every animal.

From: Preliminary study on the effect of parenteral naloxone, alone and in association with calcium gluconate, on bone healing in an ovine "drill hole" model system

Score after semiquantitative evaluation
Group Cavities Macrophages Osteoblasts Osteoclasts Fibrous t. Mesen. Cel.
A Mean 0.70 0.50 2.00 1.20 1.20 0.40
  St. dev. 0.82 0.71 0.00 0.42 0.63 0.70
B Mean 0.00 0.20 2.00 1.00 1.70 0.60
  St. dev. 0.00 0.42 0.00 0.00 0.67 0.52
C Mean 0.63 0.38 1.38 0.75 1.63 0.88
  St. dev. 0.92 0.52 0.52 0.46 0.74 0.35
D Mean 2.00 0.10 1.00 0.70 0.90 0.40
  St. dev. 0.94 0.32 0.00 0.48 0.74 0.52
  1. The parameters evaluated were number of remodelling cavities, presence of macrophages, number of osteoblasts and osteoclasts, quantity of fibrous tissue and presence of mesenchymal cells. Evaluation scores refer to 4 grades (0–3) of increasing quantity/number.