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Table 2 Correlation coefficients between the values of CF or POS and LS-aBMD and central-vBMD and PS-vBMD

From: The effect of denosumab on pedicle screw fixation: a prospective 2-year longitudinal study using finite element analysis

  LS-aBMD Central-vBMD PS-vBMD
r P r P r P
CF 0M 0.38 0.16 0.49 0.08 0.39 0.08
CF 12M 0.29 0.29 0.64 < 0.05 0.60 < 0.05
CF 24M 0.34 0.22 0.78 < 0.01 0.67 < 0.01
POS 0M 0.58 < 0.05 0.45 0.16 0.39 0.19
POS 12M 0.34 0.21 0.54 < 0.05 0.58 < 0.05
POS 24M 0.35 0.20 0.62 < 0.05 0.83 < 0.01
  1. 0M baseline, 12M 12 months, 24M 24 months, LS-aBMD lumbar spine areal bone mineral density, central-vBMD central volumetric bone mineral density, PS-vBMD pedicle screw volumetric bone mineral density of the left side, CF compression force, POS pullout strength, r correlation coefficient, P P value, n.s. not significant
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