Table 2

Temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis scoring

Parameter

Control

LG

HG

Diet (P value)

Diet × percentage body fat (P value)


Temporomandibular Composite score

7.0 ± 0.4

8.6 ± 0.5

8.4 ± 1.7

0.16

0.77

Cartilage degeneration

2.7 ± 0.3

3.4 ± 0.3

2.9 ± 1.1

0.56

0.96

Safranin-O loss

4.2 ± 0.3

5.2 ± 0.6

5.5 ± 0.9

0.10

0.67


Comparisons with control values or between low gainer (LG) and high gainer (HG) high-fat diet-fed groups were not statistically significant (P > 0.05).

Griffin et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2010 12:R130   doi:10.1186/ar3068

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