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Table 3 Correlation coefficients between the number of failure elements and LS-aBMD, 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
Number of failure elements 0M − 0.35 0.20 − 0.61 < 0.01 − 0.83 < 0.01
12M − 0.50 0.06 − 0.65 < 0.01 − 0.73 < 0.01
24M − 0.47 0.08 − 0.55 < 0.05 − 0.61 < 0.05
  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, r correlation coefficient, P P value, n.s. not significant
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