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Table 3 Macroscopic and microscopic assessments of synovitis in the glenohumeral joint and subacromial space

From: Macroscopic and microscopic assessments of the glenohumeral and subacromial synovitis in rotator cuff disease

  Glenohumeral jointa
  Anterior Posterior Inferior p value Averageb p value*
Macroscopic parameter       
 Hypertrophy 1.22 ± 0.60 1.30 ± 0.66 1.06 ± 0.68 .148 1.19 ± 0.50 < .001
 Hyperemia 0.50 ± 0.50 0.57 ± 0.50 0.22 ± 0.42 < .001 0.43 ± 0.34 < .001
 Density 0.67 ± 0.48 0.83 ± 0.38 0.59 ± 0.50 .020 0.70 ± 0.33 < .001
Macroscopic grade 1.56 ± 0.79 1.81 ± 0.78 1.26 ± 0.65 .001 1.54 ± 0.61 < .001
Microscopic assessment       
 Østergaard 1.18 ± 0.52 1.20 ± 0.49 1.16 ± 0.35 .878 1.18 ± 0.46 .002
 Loeuille 1.44 ± 0.58 1.49 ± 0.54 1.46 ± 0.41 .890 1.46 ± 0.51 .002
 m. Krenn 1.43 ± 1.06 1.52 ± 0.84 1.25 ± 0.72 .269 1.40 ± 0.88 .019
 Scanzello 1.17 ± 1.09 1.50 ± 1.04 1.31 ± 1.04 .265 1.33 ± 1.06 .390
  Subacromial spacea  
  Anterior Posterior Medial Lateral p value Averagec
Macroscopic parameter       
 Hypertrophy 0.78 ± 0.77 0.41 ± 0.63 0.80 ± 0.74 1.02 ± 0.74 < .001 0.75 ± 0.47
 Hyperemia 0.19 ± 0.39 0.09 ± 0.29 0.19 ± 0.39 0.20 ± 0.41 .406 0.17 ± 0.27
 Density 0.46 ± 0.50 0.20 ± 0.41 0.59 ± 0.50 0.56 ± 0.50 < .001 0.45 ± 0.32
Macroscopic grade 1.00 ± 0.77 0.59 ± 0.84 0.94 ± 0.66 1.24 ± 0.78 < .001 0.94 ± 0.56
Microscopic assessment       
 Østergaard 1.03 ± 0.29 1.03 ± 0.27 1.07 ± 0.37 0.94 ± 0.35 .101 1.04 ± 0.31
 Loeuille 1.27 ± 0.37 1.31 ± 0.30 1.33 ± 0.45 1.20 ± 0.42 .166 1.30 ± 0.38
 m. Krenn 1.17 ± 0.60 1.07 ± 0.64 1.33 ± 0.79 1.21 ± 0.70 .269 1.19 ± 0.68
 Scanzello 1.26 ± 1.05 1.07 ± 0.95 1.37 ± 0.81 1.15 ± 0.79 .136 1.23 ± 0.94
  1. *Comparison between the averages of the macroscopic and microscopic measures of the glenohumeral joint and the subacromial space using the paired t-test
  2. aThe values are given the mean and the standard deviation
  3. bAverage of the macroscopic measures in the glenohumeral joint
  4. cAverage of the macroscopic measures in the subacromial space