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Table 2 Results of urine calcium, Dpd, and creatinin values after BMX

From: The biochemical and histological analysis of subcutaneous calcitonin and intramedullary methylprednisolone on bone repair after bone marrow ablation: an experimental comparative study in rats

   Days after BMX p (ANOVA)
  Day 0 (n = 8) 1 (n = 8) 3 (n = 8) 7 (n = 8) 9 (n = 8) 15 (n = 4)
Urine Calcium level (mg/dl/24 h)
 Control group 6.42 ± 1.73 6.91 ± 1.57 15.61 ± 2.97 ce† 23.74 ± 7.91 8.74 ± 2.91 9.45 ± 2.78 < .0001
 Calcitonin group 6.42 ± 1.73 6.84 ± 2.44 6.27 ± 1.82 9.14 ± 3.28 ae 8.40 ± 2.14 7.85 ± 1.92 NS
 Steroid group 6.42 ± 1.73 6.81 ± 3.58 6.83 ± 3.56 20.08 ± 7.14 31.47 ± 6.35 bd‡ 19.41 ± 8.42 < .0001
Urine Dpd level (μg/day)
 Control group 126.4 ± 28.6 69.2 ± 16.4 117.0 ± 36.5 f 159.6 ± 42.6 cf 227.3 ± 84.4 df† 72.4 ± 16.8 .0026
 Calcitonin group 126.4 ± 28.6 51.8 ± 13.3 107.6 ± 16.8 e 89.4 ± 24.3 f 91.5 ± 17.9 138.7 ± 14.6 be .0081
 Steroid group 126.4 ± 28.6 48.9 ± 9.4 72.9 ± 7.6 32.9 ± 13.5 72.4 ± 26.4 92.5 ± 22.8 .0013
Urine Cr eatinin level (mg/day)
 Control group 122.3 ± 12.5 139.3 ± 44.5 102.9 ± 38.4 e 82.3 ± 31.5 e 80.0 ± 45.3 82.6 ± 56.5 .017
 Calcitonin group 122.3 ± 12.5 143.0 ± 44.1 131.2 ± 55.3 118.2 ± 34.1 132.6 ± 70.8 102.5 ± 27.3 NS
 Steroid group 122.3 ± 12.5 141.8 ± 27.9 175.8 ± 45.8 175.1 ± 88.8 94.2 ± 38.4 99.5 ± 22.1 .005
  1. All values are expressed as mean ± S.D. Dpd: deoxypyridinoline
  2. a p < 0.05, b p < 0.01,significantly different from control group
  3. c p < 0.05, d p < 0.01, significantly different from calcitonin group
  4. e p < 0.05, f p < 0.01, significantly different from steroid group
  5. p < 0.05, p < 0.01 significantly different from day 0