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Table 2 Corneal reepithelialization in diabetic rats that underwent mechanical de-epithelialization after treatment with nicergoline or placebo

From: Role of nicergoline in corneal wound healing in diabetic rats

Measurement Time Epithelial Defect Area: mean (SDc), median (IQR)d in mm2 p-value
  Placebo (n = 24) Nicergoline (n = 24)  
0 h a 6.42 (1.17), 6.20 (1.28) 6.07 (1.31), 6.07 (1.27) 0.330 e
12 h a 5.69 (0.99), 5.40 (0.78) 4.71 (1.53), 4.68 (2.51) 0.018 e
24 h a 4.52 (1.56), 4.45 (2.36) 3.15 (1.65), 3.30 (3.08) 0.012 e
48 h b 3.57 (3.21), 1.67 (4.52) 2.07 (1.41), 0.50 (2.00) 0.095 f
72 h b 3.51 (3.48), 0.97 (4.38) 1.24 (0.87), 0.00 (0.72) 0.017 f
  1. anormally distributed data, bnon-normally distributed data, cstandard deviation, dinterquartile range, eindependent samples t-test, fMann–Whitney U-test
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