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Table 3 Parameters determined automatically by the reading software

From: Achilles tendon enthesitis evaluated by MRI assessments in patients with axial spondyloarthritis and psoriatic arthritis: a report of the methodology of the ACHILLES trial

Parameter Name Parameter Description Value Range
Active inflammation Signs of an active inflammation Yes / no / N/A
Value Dependencies
  List of direct parameters
• Tendinitis (Achilles tendon)
• Bursitis (Achilles tendon)
• Bone oedema (Achilles tendon)
• Tendinitis (plantar aponeurosis)
• Bursitis (plantar aponeurosis)
• Bone oedema (plantar aponeurosis)
• Periarticular inflammation (PsAMRIS)
• Quantification of bone oedema (PsAMRIS)
Yes In case at least one of the direct parameters above is ‘yes’
No In case all of the direct parameters above are ‘no’
N/A This value can only be set manually by consensus read when at least one of the direct parameters above is ‘N/A’, and none are ‘yes’
  1. N/A Not applicable, PsAMRIS Outcome Measures in Rheumatology psoriatic arthritis MRI scoring system