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Table. 3.

Table. 3.

Scoring of findings on histological analysis

Variable Group 1 Group 2 p-value
Collagen fiber continuity 1.20±0.42 1.70±0.48 0.024*
Collagen fiber orientation 1.30±0.48 1.70±0.48 0.081
Collagen fiber density 1.50±0.52 2.20±0.63 0.015*
Maturation of the tendon-to-bone interface structure 1.50±0.70 2.10±0.73 0.080
Vascularity 0.40±0.51 0.10±0.31 0.135
Cellularity 1.40±0.51 1.70±0.82 0.342
Total score 7.20±2.14 9.50±1.84 0.019*

Values are presented as mean±standard deviation.

Group 1: supraspinatus repair only, group 2: supraspinatus repair with kartogenin single injection.

*Statistically significant.

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