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Table 2 Dimension of reactive callus (mm2) along the tibiae of osteotomized rats compared to fractured animals 5 and 10 days post surgery (mean ± SD).

From: Characterization of a rat osteotomy model with impaired healing

Dimension in whole callus callus anterior callus posterior
Osteotomy 5d 16.7 ± 4.6 13.2 ± 4.7 3.6 ± 0.7
Fracture 5d 12.6 ± 1.7 10.3 ± 1.7 4.1 ± 1.4
Osteotomy 10d 27.1 ± 11.3 15.7 ± 8.3 11.4 ± 4.4
Fracture 10d 16.0 ± 3.4 * 8.9 ± 2.3 7.0 ± 2.6
  1. Asterisk indicates a significant difference versus the respective osteotomy group.