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Table 1 Summary of normal, early OA, OA, and RA individuals

From: Matrix metalloproteinase protein expression profiles cannot distinguish between normal and early osteoarthritic synovial fluid

Patient Group Age Sex Clinical Diagnosis Prescribed Medication
Early Osteoarthritis (n=12) 58 M Left knee N/A
43 M right knee N/A
43 M right knee N/A
49 F right knee N/A
49 M right knee N/A
66 M right knee N/A
54 M Left knee N/A
59 M Left knee N/A
50 M right knee N/A
46 M right knee N/A
46 M right knee N/A
31 M right knee N/A
52 M right knee N/A
Osteoarthritis (n=17) 51 M OA Left knee N/A
57 M OA Left knee N/A
62 M OA Left knee N/A
68 M OA Both Knees & Spine N/A
75 M OA Both Knees & Spine N/A
52 F OA Right knee N/A
55 F OA Right knee N/A
64 F OA Left knee N/A
73 F OA Left knee N/A
74 F OA Both Knees N/A
65 M OA Both Knees N/A
68 M Knee & Both Hands N/A
62 F Left Knees N/A
58 F Both Knees & Spine N/A
49 F Right Knee N/A
43 F Both Knees N/A
45 M Right Knee N/A
Rheumatoid Arthritis (n=15) 40 M RA Infiximab
  51 M RA Leftlunomide
  55 M RA N/A
  40 F RA Methotrexate, Plaquenil, Abatacept
  48 M RA N/A
  49 F RA Methotrexate
  54 F RA Abatacept
  61 F RA N/A
  75 F RA Hydrochloroquine, Naproxen
  75 M RA Prednisone
  52 M RA N/A
  54 M RA Methotrexate
  48 M RA Abatacept
  63 M RA Abatacept
  55 M RA Methotrexate
  1. Normal (n=25) 58±11 14M, 11F Normal Joint – No prescribed medications.
  2. Synovial fluid was aspirated from the knees of normal individuals and patients with OA or RA. The age, sex, afflicted joint(s) and prescribed medication are presented above.