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Table 7 Outcome of radiographic and histologic assessment and osseointegration (mean score values ± standard deviation)

From: A new model of implant-related osteomyelitis in the metaphysis of rat tibiae

Groups IA (HA) IB (HA) IIA (HA-Ag) IIB (HA-Ag)
  Left Right Left Right Left Right Left Right
CFU 0 102 0 103 0 102 0 103
Radiographic score 0 ± 0 16.5 ± 6.4* 0 ± 0 15 ± 5* 0 ± 0 15.8 ± 4.8* 0 ± 0 16.5 ± 3.3*
Histologic score 0 16 0 13 0 6 0 9
Osseointegration score 8.7 ± 0.5 5 ± 0.5* 9.7 ± 0.4 4.7 ± 0.5* 9.3 ± 0.5 5.3 ± 0.5* 9 ± 0.5 4.3 ± 0.4*
  1. *p < 0.05 between right (infected) and left (sterile) tibiae of each group