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Table 2 Analysis of cortical 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 neck
 Ct.BV/TV (%) 72.80 ± 2.96 62.9 ± 3.2 0.001
 Ct.Ar (mm2) 2.50 ± 0.27 2.23 ± 0.12 0.043
 Ct.Ar/Tt.Ar (%) 0.73 ± 0.02 0.62 ± 0.03 0.001
 Ct.P (mm) 32.51 ± 5.94 31.75 ± 2.67 0.414
 Ct.Th (mm) 0.15 ± 0.03 0.14 ± 0.008 0.108
 Ct.Po (%) 3.07 ± 0.81 5.15 ± 1.77 0.001
 vBMD 1.21 ± 0.07 1.23 ± 0.06 0.181
Femoral shaft
 Ct.BV/TV (%) 43.07 ± 1.55 40.09 ± 2.17 0.005
 Ct.Ar (mm2) 5.49 ± 0.51 4.82 ± 0.21 0.005
 Ct.Ar/Tt.Ar (%) 0.43 ± 0.01 0.40 ± 0.02 0.005
 Ct.P (mm) 45.87 ± 8.13 38.71 ± 2.69 0.181
 Ct.Th (mm) 0.24 ± 0.045 0.25 ± 0.025 0.950
 Ct.Po (%) 3.04 ± 0.99 2.14 ± 0.54 0.05
 vBMD 1.44 ± 0.137 1.39 ± 0.09 0.414
  1. Data are mean ± standard deviation. Ct.Ar cortical area, Ct.Ar/Tt.Ar cortical area fraction, Ct.BV/TV cortical bone volume percentage, Ct.P cortical perimeter, Ct.Po cortical porosity, Ct.Th cortical thickness, vBMD volumetric bone mineral density, ZDF Zucker diabetic fatty, ZL Zucker lean