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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the teriparatide and alendronate groups

From: Efficacy of teriparatide in the treatment of nontraumatic osteonecrosis of the femoral head: a retrospective comparative study with alendronate

  Teriparatide group Alendronate group p value
Patients 15 17  
Hips 18 22  
Mean age, years (range) 38.7 (22-59) 46.8 (19-67) 0.053
Mean body weight (kg) 59.2 59.2 0.499
Mean body mass index (kg/m2) 22.9 21.5 0.127
Mean follow up, days (range) 523.7 (217-719) 606.9 (336-724) 0.071
Radiologic stage in JIC    
1 3 (16.7%) 0 (0%)  
2 8 (44.4%) 17 (77.3%)  
3A 7 (38.9%) 5 (22.7%)  
Locations of osteonecrosis in JIC    
Type C-1 8 (44.4%) 8 (36.4%)  
Type C-2 10 (55.6%) 14 (63.6%)  
  1. JIC Japanese Investigation Committee