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Table 1 Radiographic Measurements

From: Periosteal incarceration versus interposition adipose tissue grafting in physeal fractures: pilot study in immature rabbits

 Periosteum
(n = 4)
Fat
(n = 5)
Contralateral Sham
Tibia Length Side Difference (medial-lateral, mm)
 Pre-op0.0 ± 0.9−0.5 ± 1.30.5 ± 1.2
 Post-op*0.2 ± 1.3−1.2 ± 1.5−0.6 ± 1.7
 After 10 days*2.6 ± 1.41.5 ± 2.00.2 ± 1.2
 After 6 weeks2.2 ± 2.13.5 ± 3.90.9 ± 1.0
Femoral-Tibial Angle (FTA,°)
 Pre-op−0.5 ± 6.08.6 ± 11.50.4 ± 8.0
 Post-op12.7 ± 9.73.0 ± 16.71.6 ± 19.0
 After 10 days18.7 ± 15.016.0 ± 12.37.3 ± 7.1
 After 6 weeks14.3 ± 6.018.8 ± 10.38.6 ± 11.1
Tibial Plateau Angle (PA, °)
 Pre-op85.3 ± 1.584.2 ± 2.885.2 ± 4.2
 Post-op83.5 ± 2.687.4 ± 6.385.4 ± 4.6
 After 10 days76.8 ± 2.678.0 ± 5.985.3 ± 3.8
 After 6 weeks79.5 ± 5.871.0 ± 15.685.2 ± 4.1
  1. *significant change, post-op to 10 days