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Table 2 Descriptive and statistical values for EDX analysis of bone composition between groups

From: In vivo and in vitro analysis in a rat model using zoledronate and alendronate medication: microbiological and scanning electron microscopy findings on peri-implant rat tissue

Element Control (n = 9) Zoledronic acid (n = 9) Alendronic acid (n = 9) p value
Mean SD Min Max Mean SD Min Max Mean SD Min Max
Weight%
Carbon 47.37 31.63 12.82 86.09 22.94 3.87 19.87 31.20 25.93 5.08 21.28 34.51 Con-Zol p = 0.04
Oxygen 24.94 14.89 5.40 47.34 38.14 13.65 21.86 55.21 29.66 9.64 10.35 43.66  
Natrium 2.11 0.65 1.21 3.12 2.00 0.33 1.42 2.46 1.67 0.36 1.25 2.39  
Phosphate 10.72 6.59 1.26 17.10 14.64 3.34 9.90 19.68 14.89 3.66 9.02 21.18  
Sulfur 0.59 0.91 0.00 2.24 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
Calcium 14.28 12.01 0.26 29.62 22.28 11.43 10.73 37.82 27.86 10.48 12.94 45.74 Con-Ale p = 0.03
Ratio
Ca/C 0.30 0.38 0.02 0.34 0.97 2.96 0.54 1.21 1.07 2.06 0.61   
Ca/P 1.33 1.82 0.21 1.73 1.52 3.43 1.08 1.92 1.87 2.86 1.43   
  1. SD = standard deviation, min = minimum and max = maximum