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Table 4 Mean ICRS Repair Score for each category

From: Osteochondral tissue engineering using a biphasic collagen/GAG scaffold containing rhFGF18 or BMP-7 in an ovine model

  Empty defect Scaffold only rhFGF18 BMP-7
  MFC LTS MFC LTS MFC LTS MFC LTS
I. Degree of defect repair 2.00 2.60 2.83 2.20 3.83 1.60 4.00 6.40
II. Integration to border zone 1.20 2.50 2.17 2.67 3.67 1.33 3.50 6.50
III. Macroscopic appearance 1.00 3.17 1.33 2.33 2.33 1.83 2.50 7.33
MEAN TOTAL SCORE 4.20 2.67 6.33 2.50 9.83 1.00 10.00 6.50
p < 0.05 * #     *   #  
  1. * and # indicate significant differences between specific groups p = 0.002. All other group comparisons p > 0.05.