Table 2

Results from the bone biomarker analysis

Baseline

Follow-up

Normal range


CTX-I (ng/ml)

0.34 (± 0.20)

0.34 (± 0.21)

0.14 - 1.35


TRAP5b (U/L)

2.40 (± 1.25)

2.42 (± 1.14)

1.50 - 4.30


BAP (U/L)

21.92 (± 12.19)

20.48 (± 6.91)

14.20 - 42.70


OC (ng/ml)

12.48 (± 7.34)

11.15 (± 6.02)

15.90 - 41.66


PTH (pg/ml)

14.74 (± 7.98)

17.52 (± 9.55)

10 - 57


Vit D (ng/ml)

63.66 (± 29.61)

63.31 (± 31.14)

20 - 70


Mean (± SD) levels of bone biomarkers at baseline and follow-up. Normal ranges for postmenopausal women are also indicated. CTX-I, C-terminal telopeptide of type I collagen; TRAP5b, tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase 5b; BAP, bone alkaline phosphatase; OC, osteocalcin; PTH, parathyroid hormone; Vit D, 25-hydroxyvitamin D3.

Aschenberg et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2013 15:R62   doi:10.1186/ar4235

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