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Table 2 Summary of the results for Ultra-Ultra-Distal (UUD) radius region of interest (n = 11)

From: A customized protocol to assess bone quality in the metacarpal head, metacarpal shaft and distal radius: a high resolution peripheral quantitative computed tomography precision study

Variables Mean (SD) ICC (0.000-1.000) Mean coefficient of variation (CV%) Root mean square CV (RMSCV%) Least significant change% (LSC%95)
Density (Apparent) Full Bone (mgHA/cm3) vBMDfull D & S 362 (102) 0.986 2.3 3.2 8.8
Cortical density (mgHA/cm3) vBMDcort D 944 (189) 0.962 3.5 3.7 10.4
Trabecular density (mgHA/cm3) vBMDtrab D & S 272 (69) 0.993 1.3 1.6 4.5
Cortical bone Thickness (mm) CtTh D 0.59 (0.20) 0.959 5.9 7.3 20.2
Porosity (%) CtPo D 1.3 (0.7) 0.320 34.0 41.7 115.6
Trabecular bone Bone volume Fraction (%) BV/TVtrab D 37 (7) 0.990 1.7 2.0 5.7
BV/TVtrabs S 23 (6)
Number (1/mm) TbN D & S 2.4 (0.3) 0.908 3.1 4.3 12.1
Thickness (mm) TbTh D 0.22 (0.02) 0.956 0.79 4.5 12.6
TbThs S 0.10 (0.01)
Separation (mm) TbSp D 0.38 (0.07) 0.932 3.4 1.1 3.0
TbSps S 0.34 (0.07)
  1. D = Direct Transformation Method; S (Grey fill) = Derived Standard Clinical Equivalent.