Table 3. Comparison of the DXA measurements of the groups. Data are means (SD).
MTSS group
(n=11)
Control group
(n=11)
Femoral neck BMD (gcm-2)
.976 (.134)
.964 (.134)
Total femur BMD (gcm-2)
1.114 (.180)
1.084 (.149)
Total lumbar BMD (gcm-2)
1.046 (.097)
1.107 (.095)
Femoral neck T score
.537 (.771)
.470 (.846)
Total femur T score
.793 (1.014)
.575 (.790)
Total lumbar T score
-.236 (.754)
.312 (.834)
DXA (dual energy x-ray absorptiometry), BMD (bone mineral density)