BioMed Research International / 2014 / Article / Fig 1

Research Article

Relationship between Serum Total Cholesterol Level and Serum Biochemical Bone Turnover Markers in Healthy Pre- and Postmenopausal Women

Figure 1

Serum CTX (a) osteocalcin, (b) total cholesterol, (c) log10hsCRP, and (d) concentrations in normal and low BMD subjects. The low BMD group was defined as those with osteopenia or osteoporosis as defined by the WHO classification. There were significant differences in the serum CTX ( ), osteocalcin ( ), and log10hsCRP ( ) levels between normal and low BMD groups. CTX, cross-linked C-terminal telopeptide; hsCRP, high sensitivity C-reactive protein.

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