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Table 1 Histomorphometry of pig ovaries (minipig) in the different study groups

From: Heterotopic ovarian transplantation results in less apoptosis than orthotopic transplantation in a minipig model

  GI GII GIII GIV GV
Primordial 388.17 ± 508.53 440.88 ± 431.28 442.21 ± 49.80 376.81 ± 164.78 317.63 ± 168.66
Primary 19.50 ± 15.46 18.38 ± 13.64 16.74 ± 2.68 14.40 ± 6.11 11.99 ± 6.22
Secondary 10.33 ± 18.53 12.75 ± 13.29 13.73 ± 3.45 12.01 ± 4.97 10.03 ± 4.57
Tertiary 3.25 ± 3.30 4.38 ± 3.66 3.65 ± 0.52 3.13 ± 1.34 2.78 ± 1.51
NCa 18.17 ± 25.39 27.25 ± 29.43 25.06 ± 4.88 21.70 ± 9.06 19.56 ± 10.17
Healthy Antral 3.00 ± 0.82 1.75 ± 1.49 1.76 ± 0.91 1.62 ± 0.79* 1.39 ± 0.43*
Atretic Antral 11.67 ± 5.43 8.13 ± 4.94 7.54 ± 3.09 6.80 ± 3.00 5.58 ± 2.24
Corpora lutea 4.67 ± 2.34 2.88 ± 2.80 3.17 ± 1.03 2.81 ± 1.18 2.31 ± 0.95
Corpora Albicantia 1.67 ± 1.97 1.88 ± 2.17 1.92 ± 0.21 1.63 ± 0.72 1.42 ± 0.78
Total 458.17 ± 567.20 516.88 ± 478.49 505.18 ± 47.98 428.98 ± 190.32 361.30 ± 195.26
  1. Data shown are the means ± standard deviations
  2. a NC Not classified- the microscopic aspect of the development follicle was insufficient to classification
  3. *Indicates a significant difference with a p-value = 0048 and p-value = 0031, GIV and GV, respectively, compared to GI