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Table 4 Chondrocyte and tenocyte cell counts in different areas of the specimens (cell/mm2)

From: Augmentation and repair of tendons using demineralised cortical bone

  Chondrocytes Median (95% Confidence interval) Tenocytes Median (95% Confidence interval) p-value Chondrocytes: tenocytes
Area 1 1727 (985–2312) 377 (167–681) 0.004
Area 2 1076 (547–1489) 88 (0–319) 0.010
Area 3 608 (88–1504) 380 (66–1355) 0.520
Area 4 89 (20–209) 1014 (453–2076) 0.004
Area 5 258 (97–403) 700 (374–1138) 0.016
Area 6 1930 (419–2721) 687 (224–1205) 0.262
Control enthesis 469 (332–542) 57 (0–112) 0.004