Table 2

 p53 expression* in different areas of synovial tissue of patients with RA and PsA

Rheumatoid arthritis (n = 18)Psoriatic arthritis (n = 16)p Value
Results are shown as mean (SD).
*p53 was only scored in 34/45 patients.
Global p532.0 (1.4)0.8 (0.9)0.008
Endothelial p532.9 (1.3)1.6 (1.5)0.020
Lining p533.0 (1.0)0.9 (1.2)<0.0001
Sublining p532.0 (1.3)0.8 (1.0)0.012
ESR (mm/1st h)38.9 (35.2)43.7 (27.5)0.27
CRP (mg/l)26 (40)26 (28)0.78