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Research Article

Reconstructive Effects of Percutaneous Electrical Stimulation Combined with GGT Composite on Large Bone Defect in Rats

Table 1

The volume of new bone formation measured with micro-CT scan.

Implantation timeWith/without ESVolume (mm3) 
Mean ± SD

Four weeks*With ES16.70 ± 2.62
Without ES12.36 ± 2.24
Eight weeks*With ES22.03 ± 2.84
Without ES16.31 ± 2.49
Twelve weeks**With ES27.85 ± 2.16
Without ES18.29 ± 1.57

The volume of the newly-formed bone was determined in each implantation period ( ) (* , ** ).

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