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Table 5 Formation of cartilaginous tissue in % of the callus (ROI) in osteomized rats compared to fractured animals 5 and 10 days post surgery (mean ± SD).

From: Characterization of a rat osteotomy model with impaired healing

Formation in whole callus callus anterior callus posterior
Osteotomy 5d 0.2 ± 0.3 0.3 ± 0.5 0
Fracture 5d 2.25 ± 1.4 2.4 ± 2.2 1.9 ± 2.0
Osteotomy 10d 9.9 ± 7.7 2.8 ± 2.9 16.7 ± 13.7
Fracture 10d 22.1 ± 8.0 * 25.0 ± 9.0 * 17.6 ± 9.8
  1. Asterisks indicate significant differences versus the respective osteotomy groups.