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Table 3 Volumetric, angular, and linear analysis of the left side of the mandible

From: Effect of bisphosphonate on temporomandibular joint in osteopenia-induced rats by botulinum toxin A injection on masticatory muscle: a preliminary study

  Control (n = 4) BTX (n = 3) BP100 (n = 3) BP200 (n = 4) p value
V_Con (mm3) 10.44 ± 0.89 7.68 ± 0.19 10.58 ± 1.02 9.81 ± 1.03 0.058
Ang123 (deg) 63.14 ± 3.33 70.72 ± 5.07 67.86 ± 5.29 61.87 ± 4.57 0.123
Ang124 (deg) 43.57 ± 5.18 56.79 ± 6.80 53.01 ± 4.41 47.09 ± 4.82 0.080
Ang125 (deg) 80.93 ± 5.62 84.71 ± 6.31 87.23 ± 6.00 80.48 ± 4.26 0.473
D12 (mm) 3.98 ± 0.08 3.86 ± 0.33 3.67 ± 0.30 3.83 ± 0.17 0.454
D13 (mm) 6.57 ± 0.07 7.10 ± 0.54 7.00 ± 0.30 6.58 ± 0.23 0.073
D14 (mm)* 3.66 ± 0.40 5.11 ± 0.57 4.74 ± 0.22 4.34 ± 0.32 0.014
D15 (mm) 7.14 ± 0.18 7.72 ± 0.48 7.56 ± 0.37 7.33 ± 0.35 0.158
D23 (mm) 7.33 ± 0.31 7.34 ± 0.24 7.49 ± 0.12 7.44 ± 0.10 0.564
D24 (mm)* 5.30 ± 0.21 6.04 ± 0.12 5.92 ± 0.18 5.92 ± 0.07 0.026
D25 (mm) 6.60 ± 0.29 7.03 ± 0.10 6.78 ± 0.09 6.92 ± 0.21 0.064
  1. BTX botulinum toxin, BP100 100 μg/kg of bisphosphonate, BP200 200 μg/kg of bisphosphonate, V_Con volume of condyle, Ang angle, D distance
  2. *Significant difference (p < 0.05), mean ± SD