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Table 3 Variation and percent change in lumbar spine bone mineral density (g/cm 2 )

From: Beneficial effects of non-matched allogeneic cord blood mononuclear cells upon patients with idiopathic osteoporosis

  P 1 P 2 P 3 P 4 P 5 P 6 P 7 P 8
  (M) (M) (F) (F) (F) (F) (F) (F)
LS BMD (g/cm2) at baseline 0.707 0.611 0.790 0.623 0.784 0.455 0.423 0.598
LS BMD (g/cm2) at 3 months 0.761 0.668 0.884 0.650 0.846 0.493 0.495 0.672
LS BMD (g/cm2) at 1 year 0.749 0.660 0.879 0.650 0.844 0.488 0.491 0.667
% change LS BMD at 3 months 7.6 9.3 11.9 4.3 7.9 8.4 17.0 12.4
% change LS BMD at 1 year 5.9 8.0 11.3 4.3 7.7 7.3 16.1 11.5
Effect on LS BMD + + + + + + + +
  1. P: Patient, (M): male, (F): female, LS: lumbar spine, BMD: bone mineral density, +: positive. The effect of cord blood mononuclear cells was considered as positive when the increase in bone mineral density was bigger than 1.5% at lumbar spine or when patients stopped loosing bone