Table 1

Doppler findings in healthy volunteers

JointNo of joints with colour fraction/ total no. investigatedColour fraction (range)No. of colour Doppler+ joints with measurable RIMean RI (range)
The difference between the colour Doppler findings in the CMC1 and the MCP joints were statistically significant at p<0.001.
Doppler+, Doppler positive.
Wrist15/270.08 (0.01–0.23)8/150.85 (0.47–1.00)
CMC111/270.08 (0.01–0.32)9/110.85 (0.51–1.00)
MCP10/1350.05 (0.01–0.11)3/100.85 (0.77–1.00)
PIP1/1350.121/10.67
Total37/32421/37