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Table 2 Bone mineral density values of all HR-pQCT analyzed sites

From: Bone erosion in the 2nd metacarpophalangeal head: association with its bone mineral density by HR-pQCT in rheumatoid arthritis patients

HR-pQCT Site BMD
2nd MCP head (number of patients = 50). mg/cm3 302.6 ± 56.6
Layers around erosion (number of patients = 26). mg/cm3
 VOI-1 393.8 ± 81.2
 VOI-2 347.7 ± 91.7
 VOI-3 321.8 ± 78.3
 VOI-4 304.9 ± 79.0
Radius (number of patients = 49). g/cm3
 Ct.vBMD 868.8 ± 64.4
 Tb.vBMD 152.7 ± 40.3
  1. The results are expressed as mean ± standard deviation (SD). BMD Bone Mineral Density, Ct.vBMD Cortical volumetric bone mineral density, Tb.vBMD Trabecular volumetric bone mineral density, VOI Volume of Interest