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Official Journal of the Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Table 5 Fractional periosteal fibrous volume (FbV/TV)

From: The effect of zoledronate during bone healing

Group First week
Mean (standard deviation)
Second week
Mean (standard deviation)
Fourth week
Mean (standard deviation)
Control 55.2 (8)*# 17.3 (4.9)*# 17.3 (4.9)*#
Experimental 42.9 (8.7)*# 8 (2.7)*# 8.4 (3.6)*
  1. # P < 0.05 for Kruskal-Wallis and Dunn’s tests intragroup
  2. * P < 0.05 for Mann–Whitney test intergroup