Table 1.

Serum biochemical data from patients with high, normal, or low bone turnover

Bone TurnoverCalcium (mg/dl)Phosphorus (mg/dl)Calcidiol (ng/ml)Total PTH (pg/ml)
High (n=17)9.58 ± 1.056.01 ± 2.22*39.0 ± 20.9596 ± 469*
Normal (n=12)9.23 ± 0.333.53 ± 0.5242.5 ± 9.7830.8 ± 10.2
Low (n=18)9.64 ± 1.096.31 ± 1.80*43.8 ± 21.5126 ± 168
Normal range9.00–10.53.40–4.5030–8015–65
  • Mean ± SD.

  • * P<0.01 versus normal.

  • P<0.01 versus low.