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Table 2 Tendon pathological scores

From: In vitro and in vivo tenocyte-protective effectiveness of dehydroepiandrosterone against high glucose-induced oxidative stress

  Mean control (SD) Mean DHEA (SD) p-value *
Fiber structure 0.89 (0.60) 0.74 (0.57) 0.21
Fiber arrangement 0.91 (0.54) 0.83 (0.60) 0.47
Nuclear morphological changes (rounding) 0.67 (0.59) 0.52 (0.50) 0.19
Regional variations in cellularity 0.45 (0.49) 0.39 (0.49) 0.53
  1. * Student’s t-test
  2. n = 9 rats in the control group, n = 9 rats in the DHEA group