Table 3. Bone biochemical and hormonal parametersa

Pamidronate MonthsControl Months
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a OC, osteocalcin; BSAP, bone-specific alkaline phosphatase; UNTx, urinary N-telopeptide; PTH, parathyroid hormone.
b nl 0.6 to 1.5 mg/dl.
c nl 8.5 to 10.5 mg/dl.
d nl 2.5 to 4.5 mg/dl.
e nl 24 to 30 meq/l.
f nl 1.5 to 2.5 mg/dl.
g nl 8 to 36 ng/ml.
h nl 13 to 85 U/L.
i nl 0 to 35 nM bone collagen equivalents/nM Cr.
j nl 5 to 65 pg/dl.
k nl 9 to 46 ng/ml.
l nl 16 to 55 pg/ml.
Creatinineb8.5 ± 2.21.7 ± 0.51.7 ± 0.78.9 ± 3.21.7 ± 0.61.6 ± 0.5
Calciumc7.9 ± 1.39.9 ± 0.710 ± 0.78.2 ± 1.210 ± 0.810.1 ± 0.6
Phosphorusd5.4 ± 1.83.0 ± 0.93.0 ± 0.75.3 ± 1.83.2 ± 0.63.1 ± 0.6
Bicarbonatee21 ± 4.525 ± 3.724 ± 3.920 ± 5.225 ± 4.224 ± 3.8
Magnesiumf1.51 ± 0.31.45 ± 0.31.5 ± 0.21.47 ± 0.41.48 ± 0.21.56 ± 0.3
OCg43 ± 4918 ± 2137 ± 4549 ± 8031 ± 4245 ± 79
BSAPh49 ± 5338 ± 3940 ± 2741 ± 2248 ± 4054 ± 46
UNTxi134 ± 12337 ± 7533 ± 40150 ± 15473 ± 10033 ± 49
PTHj395 ± 42998 ± 143102 ± 111280 ± 258138 ± 275119 ± 167
Vitamin D 25k15 ± 916 ± 818 ± 1020 ± 1414 ± 718 ± 13
Vitamin D 1,25l24 ± 2024 ± 1128 ± 1725 ± 1623 ± 1228 ± 15