Table 1: Effects of ovariectomized (OVX) on bone mineral density (BMD) after 3 months of surgery (g/cm2).

GroupLumbar vertebraeFemurWhole body

Sham
OVX

BMD of OVX rats was significantly reduced compared with sham rats after 3 months of surgery (15 rats in the sham group and 30 rats in the OVX group, and vs. the sham group).