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Table 2 Zonal measurement of the cartilage volume and thickness at the medial tibial plateau

From: Effect of antiresorptive and anabolic bone therapy on development of osteoarthritis in a posttraumatic rat model of OA

     S T U D Y G R O U P S  
Parameter Unit Zone Sham MM + veh MM + Zol MM + PTH
   z1 0.12 ± 0.02 0.19 ± 0.06* 0.19 ± 0.06* 0.19 ± 0.06*
Cartilage mm3 z2 0.20 ± 0.02 0.11 ± 0.04** 0.12 ± 0.03** 0.12 ± 0.06**
Volume   z3 0.19 ± 0.04 0.23 ± 0.04* 0.23 ± 0.05* 0.23 ± 0.06*
   z1 0.14 ± 0.02 0.18 ± 0.06* 0.18 ± 0.04* 0.18 ± 0.07*
Cartilage mm z2 0.23 ± 0.02 0.15 ± 0.04** 0.15 ± 0.03** 0.15 ± 0.06**
Thickness   z3 0.23 ± 0.04 0.20 ± 0.03 0.21 ± 0.03 0.20 ± 0.05
  1. Sham, sham control group, MM + veh medial meniscectomy (MM) vehicle-treated group, MM + Zol MM + zoledronate group, MM + PTH MM + parathyroid hormone group
  2. * p < 0.05 or ** p < 0.001 relative to sham rats