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Table 2 Relationships between knee alignment (hip-knee-ankle angle, HKA angle) and subchondral trabecular bone microarchitecture parameters

From: Association between knee alignment, osteoarthritis disease severity, and subchondral trabecular bone microarchitecture in patients with knee osteoarthritis: a cross-sectional study

Paramaters Medial Lateral M:L
BV/TV 0.650 (0.492, 0.763)** − 0.589 (− 0.745, − 0.389)** 0.663 (0.538, 0.765)**
Tb.N 0.507 (0.305, 0.672)** − 0.475 (− 0.675, − 0.214)** 0.619 (0.404, 0.778)**
Tb.Th 0.555 (0.373, 0.703)** − 0.511 (− 0.659, − 0.325) ** 0.660 (0.538, 0.763)**
Tb.Sp − 0.553 (− 0.717, − 0.310)** 0.437 (0.179, 0.635)** − 0.679 (− 0.882, − 0.449)**
BS/BV − 0.687 (− 0.788, − 0.543)** 0.539 (0.374, 0.671)** − 0.824 (− 0.896, − 0.697)**
  1. The indicated values are Pearson’s coefficient and 95% confidence interval in brackets
  2. M:L medial-to-lateral ratio, BV/TV bone volume fraction, Tb.N trabecular number, Tb.Th trabecular thickness, Tb.Sp trabecular separation, BS/BV specific bone surface
  3. **P < 0.01