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Table 1 Demographic and clinical details

From: Characterization of multinucleated giant cells in synovium and subchondral bone in knee osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis

  PM OANI OAI RA
N 21 21 21 21
Age, years 68 (63–73) 68 (63–72) 68 (63–72) 68 (63–72)
Gender, female, % 43 48 38 50
ESR, mm/hr Not available 7 (5–13) 14 (7–22) 22(13–34)*
Serum CRP, mg/L Not available 5(2–5) 5(5–6) 12(5–47)*#
DAS28 3,5 (2,4–4,8)
  1. Data were available for erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) on 13 non-inflamed OA (OANI), 18 inflamed OA (OAI) and 20 rheumatoid arthritis (RA) cases; and for serum C-reactive protein (CRP) on 12 OANI, 18 OAI and 21 RA cases. DAS28; 28 joint Disease Activity Score. Values represent medians and IQR. *p < 0.01 vs. OANI; #p < 0.01 vs. OAI