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Table 1 Number of cortical breaks scored per imaging modality

From: Visual detection of cortical breaks in hand joints: reliability and validity of high-resolution peripheral quantitative CT compared to microCT

  HR-pQCT μCT p value
Reader 1 (first reading) 139 (7.3 ± 4.1) 142 (7.4 ± 4.0) p = .562
Reader 1 (second reading) 118 (6.2 ± 2.6) 156 (8.2 ± 3.6) p < .000
Mean score Reader 1 129 (6.7 ± 3.0) 149 (7.8 ± 3.6) p = .018
Reader 2 151 (7.9 ± 3.3) 241 (12.6 ± 6.3) p < .000
  1. Total number of detected cortical breaks on the HR-pQCT and μCT scans (mean ± SD per joint)
  2. n = 19 joints
  3. Abbreviations: HR-pQCT high resolution peripheral quantitative computed tomography, μCT microCT