Table 3: Unmyelinated fiber morphometry.

2-month control2-month BB/Wor4-month control4-month BB/Wor7-month control7-month BB/Wor10-month control10-month BB/Wor

Axon number/SC (#/unit)5.01 ± 0.814.47 ± 0.545.26 ± 0.644.22 ± 0.29*5.29 ± 0.264.17 ± 0.11****5.20 ± 0.344.03 ± 0.26****
Mean fiber area ( m2)0.636 ± 0.0760.534 ± 0.049*0.742 ± 0.0900.613 ± 0.042*0.706 ± 0.0720.531 ± 0.044***0.676 ± 0.0560.487 ± 0.076***
Denervated SC (%)0.08 ± 0.110.86 ± 0.40***0.24 ± 0.180.97 ± 0.26***1.00 ± 0.322.61 ± 0.57****2.54 ± 0.904.42 ± 1.32*
Collagen pocket (%)0.76 ± 0.351.95 ± 0.78*0.62 ± 0.421.59 ± 0.57*1.65 ± 0.323.15 ± 0.89**7.98 ± 0.4911.60 ± 3.36*
Type 2 relationship (%)2.21 ± 0.404.29 ± 0.91***1.18 ± 0.136.45 ± 2.00****3.30 ± 0.5414.45 ± 3.02****6.04 ± 1.4718.22 ± 2.36****
Regenerating fiber (%)0.84 ± 0.391.59 ± 0.32**0.56 ± 0.432.07 ± 0.36****1.69 ± 0.512.49 ± 0.46*4.28 ± 1.248.56 ± 3.13*

Results are means ± SD. * ; ** ; *** ; and ****