Table 1: ROI GV and cross-section area (behalf of pixel) of ultrasound images. GV is in an uptrend while the section area is in a downtrend with time. The data are expressed as mean ± standard deviation (SD).

No. of animalsCS groupCS/nHAC group
1 h14 d28 d1 h14 d28 d
GVSection areaGVSection areaGVSection areaGVSection areaGVSection areaGVSection area

132.462165751.481882756.12709839.592546763.3918322129.8214727
236.082023349.771095159.54893427.732193053.4014681135.8013400
332.233119740.691702765.59952632.072042251.8915498103.2812672
430.752451849.031393252.71732128.812279748.261502994.9614309
529.932807239.841238568.47599734.682373360.2514792137.9410582

32.29 ± 2.425135.4 ± 452446.16 ± 5.514624.4 ± 325760.49 ± 6.57775.3 ± 143532.58 ± 4.822869.8 ± 189555.44 ± 6.215664.4 ± 1518120.36 ± 19.813138.0 ± 1637