Table 1

Correlation between the uptake of 18F-FDG and the accumulation of 68Ga-PRGD2 and the tender joint count and swollen joint count in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

  Pretreatment (n=20)Post-treatment (n=12)
  TJCSJCTJCSJC
SUVmax of 68Ga-PRGD2r0.440.220.430.33
p<0.001<0.001<0.001<0.001
SUVmax of 18F-FDGr0.370.120.440.39
p<0.001<0.001<0.001<0.001
  • SJC, swollen joint count; SUVmax, maximal standardised uptake value; TJC, tender joint count.