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Table 2 mCT analysis of cancellous bone at the proximal tibial metaphysis

From: Correlation between μCT imaging, histology and functional capacity of the osteoarthritic knee in the rat model of osteoarthritis

Parameter Unit SHAM MMT
BMD g/cm2 978.51 ± 10.95 985.89 ± 7.05
Tissue volume mm3 11.63 ± 0.71 12.12 ± 0.75
Bone volume mm3 2.01 ± 0.22 1.74 ± 0.23*
BV/TV ratio 0.17 ± 0.02 0.14 ± 0.02*
Bone surface mm2 65.83 ± 6.44 58.75 ± 8.05*
BS/BV ratio 32.79 ± 1.85 33.87 ± 1.49
Trabecular number 1/mm 2.83 ± 0.24 2.42 ± 0.25*
Trabecular thickness μm 0.061 ± 0.003 0.059 ± 0.003
Trabecular separation μm 0.29 ± 0.03 0.36 ± 0.05*
Connectivity diameter 1/mm3 52.33 ± 7.58 41.17 ± 6.10*
SMI 1 2.04 ± 0.12 2.15 ± 0.10
  1. p < 0.05 relative to sham rats