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Table 1 Demographic of patient for IHC TWEAK and Fn14 in synovial tissues

From: TWEAK and Fn14 expression in the pathogenesis of joint inflammation and bone erosion in rheumatoid arthritis

  Control Active RA Inactive RA OA
Gender (Female/Male) 4/6 6/4 3/6 3/7
Mean Age (years) (range) 40.2 (25 to 58) 69.2 (31 to 86) 72.33 (60 to 79) 69.3 (55 to 77)
Disease duration (months) (range) NA 3.1 (2 to 6) 21.77 (7 to 36) NA
Rheumatoid Factor NA 6/10 5/9 NA
Erosions NA 2/10 2/9 NA
C-Reactive protein median (mg/ml) (range) NA 67.5 (27.0 to 307.0) 6 (2.0 to 26.0) NA
Treatment NA 9 NSAIDs 5 im gold 6 NSAIDs
   1 prednisolone 2 methotrexate 3 NSAIDs
    1sulphasalazine 1 panadeine
    1 plaquenil  
  1. NA, not available; NSAIDs: non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs