Table 2

OMERACT–OARSI responders in corticosteroid group at weeks 1, 4 and 8 by presence of synovitis

SynovitisNo synovitisTotalnFisher exact two-sided p value
Week 110 (3)4 (2)191.0
Week 410 (3)1 (5)190.04
Week 87 (6)0 (6)190.04
  • Synovitis is defined as bone to capsule distance greater than 7 mm at baseline. Figures in parentheses represent the number of non-responders for each group.

  • OMERACT–OARSI, Outcome Measures in Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinical Trials–Osteoarthritis Research Society