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Table 3 Three-point bending (beam length 6 mm) of healing mice femur fractures at 14 days treated with continuously, local administration of simvastatin

From: Locally applied Simvastatin improves fracture healing in mice

Treatment n Force at Failure (F) Energy Uptake (Nmm) Area (mm2) Young's modulus (MPa)
   m sd m sd m sd m sd
Simvastatin 9 7.2 2.0 3.3 1.0 11.2 1.7 635.7 647.1
Control 10 4.5 1.3 1.7 0.9 10.4 1.2 278.4 130.8
p   0.003 0.002 0.24 0.1
  1. M signifies mean, SD signifies standard deviation.