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Table 3 Bone microstructure with micro-CT in AIS concave and convex side

From: Adiponectin regulates bone mass in AIS osteopenia via RANKL/OPG and IL6 pathway

Items Position Convex/concave BV/TV Tb.N Tb.Th Tb.Sp
Patients 1 T9 Convex 0.34 1.64 0.24 0.62
Concave 0.46 1.77 0.29 0.55
L2 Convex 0.32 1.89 0.24 0.55
Concave 0.39 2.06 0.25 0.48
Patients 2 L2 Convex 0.6 1.92 0.49 0.50
Concave 0.8 2.5 0.48 0.32
Patients 3 T8 Convex 0.56 2.44 0.39 0.38
Concave 0.62 2.98 0.30 0.25
Patients 4 T8 Convex 0.45 1.99 0.30 0.47
Concave 0.53 2.15 0.31 0.44
Patients 5 T9 Convex 0.36 1.48 0.25 0.67
Concave 0.34 1.55 0.25 0.67
Difference %    − 0.15 − 0.11 0.019 0.23
p value    0.0061 0.0017 0.42 0.018
  1. BV/TV is bone volume fraction; Tb.N is trabecular number; Tb.Th is trabecular thickness; Tb.Sp is trabecular separation. Difference  %: (AIS convex–AIS concave)/AIS concave%
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