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Table 1 Mineral homeostasis and DXA data at baseline and 1 year

From: Six monthly intravenous zoledronic acid in childhood osteoporosis

  Baseline 1 year
Calcium (mmol/L) 2.38 (2.35-2.44) 2.36 (2.28-2.42)
Alkaline phosphatase (U/L) 188 (143-271) 148.5 (127.25-205.5)*
Osteocalcin (nmol/L) 7.9 (4.35-11.35) 2.5 (1.1-3.95)*
25-OH-VitD (nmol/L) 75 (67-94) 76 (57.5-86)
Parathyroid hormone (pmol/L) 3.5 (2.3-4.1) 3.7 (2.9-5.4)
Total body aerial BMD Z-score -0.56 (-1.7 to 0.35) -0.03 ( -1.13 to 0.86)*
L2-4 aerial BMD Z-score -1.73 (-2.43 to -0.96) -0.37 (-1.44 to 0.09)*
Bone mineral content for lean tissue mass Z-score -1.68 (-2.51 to -0.60) -0.10 (-0.9 to 1.35)*
  1. Values represent median (interquartile range), asterisk represents p<0.05 compared to baseline