Table 2

Correlation between wrist MRI features and patient-reported outcomes

Baseline1-year follow-up5 years follow-upΔ Baseline –
1-year follow-up
Δ Baseline –
5 years follow-up
 MRI synovitis0.25*****0.22*
 MRI tenosynovitis0.18***−**0.19
 MRI osteitis0.120.21**0.180.16*0.32**
 MRI erosion0.−0.07
 MRI JSN−0.050.19*0.13−0.08−0.15
 MRI combined inflammation0.21****0.25*
 MRI combined damage0.020.130.21*−0.02−0.09
 MRI synovitis0.09−**0.32**
 MRI tenosynovitis−0.01−
 MRI osteitis0.120.09−0.020.25**0.24*
 MRI erosion−−0.09
 MRI JSN0.−0.16
 MRI combined inflammation0.**0.30**
 MRI combined damage−−0.14
 MRI synovitis0.18*0.03−0.020.28***0.45***
 MRI tenosynovitis0.04−*0.29**
 MRI osteitis0.080.14−0.060.22**0.29**
 MRI erosion−−0.18
 MRI JSN0.−0.16
 MRI combined inflammation0.***0.40***
 MRI combined damage0.−0.18
  • Associations for status and change scores by Spearman’s correlations. Statistically significant correlations are written in bold and are interpreted as follows: *p<0.05, **p<0.01, ***p<0.001.

  • Δ, change; HAQ, health assessment questionnaire; JSN, joint space narrowing; PtGlobal, patient global; VAS, visual analogue scale.