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Table 3 L* a* b* color change of the plug cartilage at 4 and 12 weeks after osteochondral autograft

From: Spectrocolorimetric assessment of cartilage plugs after autologous osteochondral grafting: correlations between color indices and histological findings in a rabbit model

Parameter 4 weeks 12 weeks P valuea
L* value 58.3 ± 3.9 59.5 ± 2.2b NS
L* value/control 62.7 ± 2.8 62.4 ± 1.6  
a* value 3.0 ± 1.3 3.3 ± 0.9 NS
a* value/control 2.2 ± 1.0 2.4 ± 0.9  
b* value -0.8 ± 1.6b 0.1 ± 2.0b NS
b* value/control 6.1 ± 1.1 6.6 ± 1.6  
  1. Data are mean ± standard deviation. aP values based on Mann-Whitney U-test, 4 weeks versus 12 weeks. bP < 0.05 versus control. NS, not significant.