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Figure 7: (a) Representative micro-CT orthoslice of the SIT device, indicating new cortical bone growth (NCB) and total cortical bone (TCB) from the coronal surface after implantation. (b) Graphical comparison of new bone formation under the cortical bone crest to total bone crest height observed after 3- and 12-week implantation for control and SIT implants.