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Table 6 Mean Swelling Scores (Band Castrated Animals) and Mean Mid-Scrotal Diameter (Surgically Castrated Animals)

From: Efficacy of oral meloxicam suspension for prevention of pain and inflammation following band and surgical castration in calves

Study Day Treatment Band Castration Surgical Castration
Mean Score Standard Error P Value Mean (mm) Standard Error P Value
Day 0 Meloxicam 0 0 1.000 10.97 0.27 0.4845
Control (Saline) 0 0 11.28 0.28
Day 1 Meloxicam 0.067 0.067 0.1577 26.53 1.21 0.0001
Control (Saline) 0.267 0.118 41.01 2.69
Day 2 Meloxicam 0.200 0.107 0.0297 33.54 2.54 0.0154
Control (Saline) 0.600 0.131 43.58 2.85
Day 3 Meloxicam 0.467 0.165 0.0232 37.81 2.26 0.0246
Control (Saline) 1.067 0.182 48.82 3.10