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Table 1 Demographic, clinical and laboratory findings in our patients N = 42

From: Ultrasound in rheumatoid arthritis - volar versus dorsal synovitis evaluation and scoring

  Range Mean (SD)
age 30.00 - 83.00 55.73 (12.23)
Disease duration (months) 3.00 - 300 64.64 (77.05)
DAS 28 3.46 - 8.30 6.15 (1.18)
VASP 4.00 -10.00 7.93 (1.72)
VAS global 4.00 -10.00 7.67 (1.64)
SJC 1.00 -18.00 7.61 (4.16)
TJC .00 - 24.00 13.04 (6.31)
VAS MD 2.00 - 93.00 10.69 (17.82)
HAQ .10 - 2.70 1.55 (.75)
ESR 4.00 - 130.00 50.02 (29.31)
CRP .00 - 209.30 30.65 (41.39)
CDAI 14.00 - 56.50 33.90 (11.13)
SDAI 15.50 - 264.30 64.23 (46.84)
  1. VASP, Visual Analogic Scale for the patient's pain; VAS global, patient's global evaluation of their disease activity; VAS MD, physician's global evaluation regarding patient's disease activity; SJC, the number of swollen joints; TJC, the number of tender joints; HAQ, Health assessment Questionnaire; ESR, erithrocite sedimentation reaction, CRP, C reactive protein; CDAI, clinical disease activity index; SDAI, simplified disease activity index