Table 2: CT value ( ) and mask volume (calculated from voxel) of the implants. tendency, on the uptrend, is similar as ultrasound GV, while the mask volume is in a downtrend with time. The data are expressed as mean ± SD.

No. of animalsCS groupCS/nHAC group
1 h14 d28 d1 h14 d28 d
Volume (mm3) Volume (mm3) Volume (mm3) Volume (mm3) Volume (mm3) Volume (mm3)

188.91 341.89 132.15 184.71 189.52 115.89 92.46 301.93 156.62 249.82 341.65 185.28
290.59 332.10 136.65 179.91 185.78 130.06 85.59 382.84 164.78 235.77 294.87 168.08
394.23 330.02 129.47 175.65 198.00 123.78 87.43 291.54 148.23 241.04 325.42 177.32
483.53 349.74 139.34 180.75 173.93 103.00 91.58 351.88 154.30 232.93 380.77 195.70
588.09 314.80 124.04 182.86 206.42 117.25 88.24 332.25 162.59 261.60 354.67 192.58

89.07 ± 3.9333.71 ± 13.2132.33 ± 6.0180.78 ± 3.4190.73 ± 12.3117.00 ± 10.189.06 ± 2.9332.09 ± 37.2157.30 ± 6.6244.23 ± 11.6339.48 ± 32.1183.79 ± 11.3