Table 4: Assessments from radiographs of treated and control goat tibias. The criteria here are bridging callus, periosteal reaction, osteolysis, sequestrum, implant loosening, and soft-tissue swelling.

Radiology criteria4818 (control)4820 (treated)

Bridging callus<50% (1/4 cortices)<50% (1/4 cortices)
Periosteal reactionPresentMinimal
OsteolysisPresent (irregular osteolysis proximally)Minimal
SequestrumAbsentAbsent
Implant looseningAbsentAbsent
Soft-tissue swellingNot evaluableNot evaluable