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Table 1 Analysis of trabecular bone

From: Microcomputed tomography of the femur of diabetic rats: alterations of trabecular and cortical bone microarchitecture and vasculature—a feasibility study

  ZL rats ZDF rats p
Femoral head
 Tb.BV/TV (%) 81.01 ± 1.7 69.35 ± 4.73 0.003
 SMI - 9.74 ± 2.4 - 5.49 ± 1.6 0.02
 Tb.N (1/mm) 8.38 ± 0.86 7.87 ± 1.078 0.04
 Tb.Sp (mm) 0.056 ± 0.006 0.07 ± 0.014 0.02
 Tb.Th (mm) 0.10 ± 0.017 0.08 ± 0.013 0.005
 Conn.D (1/mm3) 1270 ± 197 2237 ± 646 0.07
Femoral neck
 Tb.BV/TV (%) 46.9 ± 4.61 35.37 ± 6.67 0.02
 SMI 0.89 ± 0.48 1.26 ± 0.22 0.04
 Tb.N (1/mm) 6.07 ± 0.62 4.90 ± 0.92 0.02
 Tb.Sp (mm) 0.10 ± 0.02 0.13 ± 0.03 0.02
 Tb.Th (mm) 0.077 ± 0.008 0.07 ± 0.004 0.22
 Conn.D (1/mm3) 1320 ± 458 1312 ± 675 0.34
 vBMD 0.57 ± 11 0.49  ± 0.06 0.14
Distal metaphysis
 Tb.BV/TV (%) 29.56 ± 4.61 19.38 ± 4.07 0.001
 SMI 0.81 ± 0.21 1.18 ± 0.18 0.008
 Tb.N (1/mm) 4.60 ± 0.62 3.25 ± 0.73 0.005
 Tb.SP (mm) 0.15 ± 0.03 0.26 ± 0.05 0.003
 Tb.Th (mm) 0.06 ± 0.004 0.05 ± 0.003 0.08
 Conn.D (1/mm3) 1176 ± 348 747 ± 437 0.05
 vBMD 0.39 ± 0.04 0.27 ± 0.05 0.003
  1. Data are mean ± standard deviation. Conn.D index of connectivity, Tb.BV/TV trabecular bone volume percentage, Tb.N trabecular number, Tb.Sp trabecular separation, Tb.Th trabecular thickness, vBMD volumetric bone mineral density, ZDF Zucker diabetic fatty, ZL Zucker lean