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Table 2 Histological evaluation of silicone implants

From: Improvement of biohistological response of facial implant materials by tantalum surface treatment

 Soft tissue thicknessNew bone formation
Mean ± SDp valueMean ± SDp value
Ta-treatedUntreatedTa-treatedUntreated
4 weeks73 ± 3492 ± 430.70.000.00
8 weeks82 ± 27115 ± 540.30.20 ± 0.450.20 ± 0.451.00