Journal of Nanomaterials / 2018 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Evaluation of Long-Term Inflammatory Responses after Implantation of a Novel Fully Bioabsorbable Scaffold Composed of Poly-L-lactic Acid and Amorphous Calcium Phosphate Nanoparticles

Table 5

Immunohistochemistry results.

1 month6 months12 months24 months

MMP-9 positive index
 PLLA8.65 ± 2.6513.04 ± 4.7721.13 ± 4.8929.32 ± 5.89
 PLLA/ACP7.43 ± 2.716.94 ± 3.309.58 ± 5.588.49 ± 4.23
values0.180.000.000.00
NF-κB positive index
 PLLA29.38 ± 3.9634.44 ± 4.0740.00 ± 3.1950.62 ± 5.12
 PLLA/ACP26.51 ± 5.1530.91 ± 3.4226.24 ± 4.5220.29 ± 5.39
values0.070.020.000.00

Notes: Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation. values: the PLLA/ACP group compared with the PLLA group.