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Table 1 Structural parameters of trabecular bone, static indices of bone turnover and biochemical bone turnover measures

From: Circulating RANKL is inversely related to RANKL mRNA levels in bone in osteoarthritic males

Parameter Men Women
BV/TV (%) 10.7 ± 4.0 9.8 ± 3.8
BS/BV (mm2/mm3) 22.1 ± 6.5 24.9 ± 8.5
Tb.N (number/mm) 1.1 ± 0.3 1.1 ± 0.3
Tb.Sp (μm) 900 ± 300 900 ± 300
Tb.Th (μm) 100 ± 30 100 ± 30
OS/BS (%) 5.6 ± 7.2 8.2 ± 10.5
ES/BS (%) 2.3 ± 1.9 2.0 ± 1.2
Serum total RANKL (pmol/l) 1,091 ± 781 1,688 ± 2471
Serum OPG (pmol/l) 7.4 ± 2.0 7.4 ± 2.8
Serum ALP (U/l) 92.9 ± 32.7 90.9 ± 19.7
Serum OCN (μg/l) 6.0 ± 3.7 5.8 ± 2.9
Urinary DPD (nmol/mmol creatinine) 18.3 ± 7.4 28.9 ± 7.5
Urinary PYR (nmol/mmol creatinine) 73.7 ± 27.7 102.7 ± 33.7
  1. Results are expressed as mean ± standard deviation. ALP, alkaline phosphatase; BS/BV, specific surface of bone relative to bone tissue volume; BV/TV, bone volume fraction relative to bone tissue volume; DPD, deoxypyridinoline; ES/BS, eroded surface; OCN, osteocalcin; OPG, osteoprotegerin; OS/BS, osteoid surface; PYR, pyridinoline; RANKL, receptor activator of nuclear factor-κB ligand; Tb.N, trabecular number; Tb.Sp, trabecular separation; Tb.Th, trabecular thickness.