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Table 2 MRI signal of the vertebral bodies of the loaded FSUs

From: The effect of repetitive flexion and extension fatigue loading on the young porcine lumbar spine, a feasibility study of MRI and histological analyses

FSU Superior growth zone, V/D Superior vertebral body, V/D Inferior growth zone, V/D Inferior vertebral body, V/D
1 -/- +/0 0/0 0/-
2 -/- +/0 -/- -/0
3 -/- 0/0 -/- 0/0
4 -/- +/+ -/- +/+
5 -/- +/+ -/- 0/0
6 -/- +/+ 0/0 0/0
7 -/- +/- -/- 0/0
8 -/- +/+ -/- +/+
9 -/- +/+ 0/0 0/+
10 -/0 +/+ -/- +/-
11 -/- +/0 -/- +/+
12 0/0 +/+ 0/0 +/+
13 -/- +/+ -/- +/0
14 -/- +/+ -/- +/+
15 -/- 0/0 -/- 0/+
16 -/- +/+ -/- -/0
Control 1 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0
Control 2 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0
Control 3 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0
  1. According to superior or inferior vertebra and ventral (V) or dorsal (D) location of the FSUs. Grading as reduced (-), normal (0) or increased (+)