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Table 5 Correlation between duration of thyroid disease with markers of bone turnover and Z-score of BMD at left radius.

From: Impact of severity, duration, and etiology of hyperthyroidism on bone turnover markers and bone mineral density in men

  Serum
B-ALP
Serum
Osteocalcin
Serum
β-CTx
Urinary Calcium/
urinary creatnine
UDXP/
urinary creatinine
Z-score
BMD
r value 0.33 0.28 0.29 0.34 0.25 - 0.68
significance <0.01 <0.05 < 0.05 < 0.01 < 0.05 < 0.001