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Table 1 Clinical characteristics and type of surgery in the patients

From: Measures and time points relevant for post-surgical follow-up in patients with inflammatory arthritis: a pilot study

  Median (range)
No. of male/female 7/24
Age (years) 56 (28 – 81)
Disease duration (years) 15 (1–32)
HAQ 1.25 (0.38 – 2.38)
Diagnoses (No.)  
   RA 29
   Psoriatic arthritis 2
Medical treatment (No.)  
   DMARD and TNF-blockers 5
   DMARD 21
   NSAID/none 5
Type of surgery (No)  
Joint surgery  
   MCP implant arthroplasty 6
   Arthrodesis in the wrist 4
   Arthrodesis in fingers 1
Soft tissue surgery  
   Tenosynovectomy 6
   Carpal tunnel release 1
   Centralization of extensor tendons 3
Two procedures in one handx 10
  1. x mostly a combination of arthrodesis in the wrist and arthroplasty in the CMC 1 joint