Table 2

Mean integrated optical density (IOD) for the expression of CD3+, CD4+, and CD8+ T cells, CD38+ plasma cells, CD68+ macrophages, CD55+ FLS, TNFα, ILβ, IL6, VEGF, MMP-1, MMP-3, MMP-13, and TIMP-1 in ST obtained at arthroscopy compared with joint surgery from patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and measured by computer assisted digital image analysis†

ArthroscopySurgery
*p<0.05.
†The data represent mean (SEM).
CD313804 (2851) [n=12]6477 (2201) [n=10]
CD43172 (792) [n=13]6627 (4141) [n=10]
CD83157 (908) [n=13]4121 (2083) [n=10]
CD3816154 (6297) [n=13]14547 (6208) [n=9]
CD68 lining8436 (1396) [n=13]3797 (1669) [n=10]*
CD68 sublining88847 (9443) [n=13]44696 (10638) [n=10]*
CD5510242 (2708) [n=13]7146 (1457) [n=9]
TNFα45868 (5224) [n=12]40196 (5589) [n=10]
IL1β3424 (859) [n=12]7011 (1850) [n=10]
IL63023 (865) [n=9]2277 (1207) [n=5]
VEGF3705 (1461) [n=8]2134 (914) [n=6]
MMP-1618 (414) [n=13]190 (97) [n=10]
MMP-318387 (6059) [n=13]7559 (3474) [n=10]
MMP-133826 (2443) [n=9]1465 (597) [n=6]
TIMP-15621 (2591) [n=8]2521 (1272) [n=6]