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Table 3 Analysis of vascularisation

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
 VV 0.02 ± 0.008 0.012 ± 0.002 0.047
 VV/TV (%) 2.8 ± 0.55 1.81 ± 0.21 0.047
 V.N (1/mm) 0.64 ± 0.07 0.32 ±  0.06 0.047
 V.Sp (mm) 0.25 ± 0.02 0.30 ± 0.01 0.047
 V.Th (mm) 0.04 ± 0.002 0.04 ± 0.006 0.069
Distal metaphysis
 VV 1.12 ± 0.3 0.44 ± 0.11 0.047
 VV/TV (%) 4.35 ± 1 1.8 ± 0.50 0.047
 V.N (1/mm) 0.53 ± 0.14 0.21 ± 0.06 0.047
 V.Sp (mm) 0.40 ± 0.018 0.64 ± 0.23 0.047
 V.Th (mm) 0.30 ± 0.40 0.08 ± 0.009 0.089
  1. Data are mean ± standard deviation. V.N vessel number, V.Sp vessel separation, V.Th vessel thickness, VV vessel volume, VV/TV vessel volume percentage, ZDF Zucker diabetic fatty, ZL Zucker lean