Table 1 Papers obtained from a systematic literature review of ultrasonography in osteoarthritis of the hand
First authorYearNumber of subjectsJoint(s) evaluatedUS features assessedFeature defined in textQuantification of the featureInter-reader reliabilityIntra-reader reliabilityConstruct validityContent validityCriterion validity
Iagnocco202005110PIP and DIPErosionsYesYes (number of erosions)YesYes
Iagnocco23200057CMCEffusionYesYes (depth of articular triangle in mm)Yes
  • CMC, first carpometocarpal joint; PIP, proximal interphalangeal joint; DIP, distal interphalangeal joint; US, ultrasound.