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Table 2 Micro-computed tomography (μ-CT) measurement at week 8

From: Triweekly administration of parathyroid hormone (1–34) accelerates bone healing in a rat refractory fracture model

Parameter Control PTH (1–34)
TMD (mg/cm3) 693.3 ± 41.8 774.7 ± 56.5*
TV (cm3) 0.2 ± 0.1 0.2 ± 0.0
BMC (mg) 87.5 ± 26.2 86.3 ± 19.6
vBMD (mg/cm3) 393.3 ± 35.6 491.8 ± 75.4*
BV/TV (%) 56.8 ± 5.1 63.2 ± 6.9
  1. TMD tissue mineral density, TV total callus volume, BMC bone mineral content, vBMD volumetric bone mineral density (BMC/TV), BV bone volume, BV/TV bone volume fraction (the ratio of bone volume (BV) to TV)
  2. *p < 0.05 compared with the control group