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Table 2 MVD of L5 vertebral bodies at five time points

From: Comparison of semi-quantitative and quantitative dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI evaluations of vertebral marrow perfusion in a rat osteoporosis model

Time point Control group OVX group t value P value
Baseline 4.80 ± 0.52 4.25 ± 0.80 1.299 0.230
Week 3 4.05 ± 0.49 3.84 ± 0.48 0.699 0.504
Week 6 4.29 ± 0.54 4.24 ± 0.33 0.183 0.859
Week 9 4.27 ± 0.60 3.52 ± 0.84 1.629 0.142
Week 12 3.79 ± 0.77 2.58 ± 0.57* 2.817 0.023#
  1. Data are expressed as the means ± standard deviations. OVX group represents the rats underwent bilateral ovariectomy. Control group represents the rats underwent sham operation
  2. * P < 0 .05, versus baseline in the same group
  3. # P < 0.05, control group versus OVX group at the same time point