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Table 3 Radiographic assessment of bone defect healing in rabbits

From: Treatment of critically sized femoral defects with recombinant BMP-2 delivered by a modified mPEG-PLGA biodegradable thermosensitive hydrogel

Groups Number of animals with radiographic healing
8 weeks 12 weeks
 Untreated 0/6 0/6
 Autograft 6/6 6/6
 BOX hydrogel 0/6 0/6
 BOX hydrogel + 5 μg/ml BMP-2 1/6 2/6
 BOX hydrogel + 10 μg/ml BMP-2 3/6 4/6
 BOX hydrogel + 20 μg/ml BMP-2 6/6 6/6