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Table 2 Correlations of BICs between micro-CT slices at different sites and histological sections in the implant group

From: Correlation between two-dimensional micro-CT and histomorphometry for assessment of the implant osseointegration in rabbit tibia model

Comparison N BIC-μCT BIC-Histology Pearson’s correlation (γ) P-value
0°-μCT vs Histology 6 61.95 ± 13.05 67.02 ± 6.21 0.74 0.09
45°-μCT vs Histology 6 60.24 ± 11.89 0.81 0.05
90°-μCT vs Histology 6 58.64 ± 11.27 0.71 0.11
135°-μCT vs Histology 6 58.33 ± 11.05 0.41 0.42
  1. Values are presented as mean ± standard deviation
  2. BIC Bone-to-Implant Contact ratio, μCT 2D μCT slice, N number of specimens
  3. P-value < 0.05: statistically significance