Table 4: Significance of differences ( value) in histopathological variables between treatments.

AbsorbanceMucosal thickness (mm)PAS-stained area (%)
1st day4th day1st day4th day1st day4th day

sTNFRI versus antibiotic0.1910.001*0.5190.008*0.2870.819
Antibiotic versus sTNFRI + antibiotic0.0960.001*0.3050.022*0.1970.873
sTNFRI versus sTNFRI + antibiotic0.4890.7430.6240.6590.5280.987

*Significant ( ).