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Table 3 BMD measurements performed by LUNAR dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) in 80 HIV-1 infected male patients (group I 32 hypogonadal patients; group II 48 eugonadal patients) and 20 mal controls (group III)

From: Bone mineral density in human immunodeficiency virus-1 infected men with hypogonadism prior to highly-active-antiretroviral-therapy (HAART)

Parameter Group I
(n = 32)
HIV-1 Hypogonadism
Group II
(n = 48)
HIV-1 Eugonadism
Group III
(n = 20)
male controls
BMD lumbar spine [g/cm2] 1.018 * ± 0.031 1.037 ± 0.024 1.081 ± 0.026
BMD Ward's triangle [g/cm2] 0.959 ± 0.052 0.9667 ± 0.047 1.002 ± 0.043
Osteopenia lumbar spine [t-score -1.0 to -2.5 SD below normal] 13 15 0
Osteoporosis Ward's triangle
[t-score < 2.5 SD below normal]
1 0 0
  1. (significance between HIV-1 infectedmen of group IorIIand controls*p < 0.05) (significancebetween hypogonadaland eugonadalpatients#p < 0.05).