Table 2

US findings

NMinMaxMeanSD95% CI of mean
Joints
 Hypertrophy26040.381.02(−0.03 to 0.80)
 Effusion260163.854.14(2.17 to 5.52)
 Power Doppler26010.120.33(−0.02 to 0.25)
Entheseal sites
 Enthesophyte26020.150.54(−0.07 to 0.37)
 Calcifications2601343.44(3.15 to 5.93)
 Erosions26020.500.86(0.15 to 0.85)
 Bursitis26010.080.27(-0.03 to 0.19)
 Vascularisation26010.080.27(-0.03 to 0.19)
  • DMARD, disease-modifying antirheumatic drug; VAS, visual analogue scale.