Table 3 MeanSD of the principle biochemical parameters of the sample divided according to cIMT

From: Lumbar spine bone mineral density and trabecular bone score-adjusted FRAX, but not FRAX without bone mineral density, identify subclinical carotid atherosclerosis

  cIMT ≥ 0.9 cIMT < 0.9
Group A Group B
Creatinine (mg/dl) 0.76 ± 0.13 0.82 ± 0.15
Calcium (mg/dl) 9.34 ± 0.36 9.36 ± 0.48
Phosphorus (mg/dl) 3.65 ± 0.60 3.73 ± 3.65
25(OH)D (ng/ml) 23.69 ± 11.61 24.02 ± 8.19
PTH (ng/l) 24.93 ± 8.73 24.02 ± 8.19
BALP (U/l) 12.17 ± 4.33 13.08 ± 5.49
CTX (ng/ml) 0.56 ± 0.27 0.55 ± 0.26
RANKL (pmol/l) 233.5 ± 144.36 203.76 ± 162.31
OPG (pmol/l) 8.20 ± 2.55 9.56 ± 4.09
RANKL/OPG 25.8 ± 21.58 32.41 ± 25.47
Interleukin-6 (pg/ml) 2.0 ± 2.08 2.11 ± 1.61
  1. 25(OH)D vitamin D, PTH parathyroid hormone, BALP bone isoenzyme of alkaline phosphatase, CTX C-terminal Telopeptide of collagen type I, OPG osteoprotegerin, RANKL receptor activator of nuclear factor kappa-Β ligand