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Table 2 Summary of the analysis of the main effects on mechanical testing

From: Triamcinolone Acetonide affects TGF-β signaling regulation of fibrosis in idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome

Outcome Factor Level Mean (SD) p-value
Decay Time Constant (days-1) Treatment Type TA 2.9 (1.0) < 0.001*
No TA 2.2 (0.7)
Cell Type Cadaver (control) 2.5 (1.1) < 0.001*
CTS patient 2.6 (0.7)
Tensile Strength (mN) Treatment Type TA 7.0 (1.2) < 0.001*
No TA 5.8 (1.3)
Cell Type Cadaver (control) 6.6 (1.4) 0.921
CTS patient 6.1 (1.3)
Stiffness (mN/mm) Treatment Type TA 1.1 (0.4) < 0.001*
No TA 0.7 (0.3)
Cell Type Cadaver (control) 0.8 (0.3) 0.004*
CTS patient 1.0 (0.4)
  1. * = Statistically significant
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