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Table 1 Details of the patients and medication at the time of surgery

From: The immunoreceptor tyrosine-based activation motif (ITAM) -related factors are increased in synovial tissue and vasculature of rheumatoid arthritic joints

Groups Active RA Inactive RA OA Normal
Age (years) 62.5 ± 19.28 72.33 ± 7.07 69.22 ± 7.98 36.3 ± 10.39
Gender (male/total) 2/10 6/9 6/9 6/10
CRP (IU/mL) 83.90 ± 83.78 9.78 ± 8.21 NA NA
RF (mg/L) 19.40 ± 44.10 1.44 ± 0.53 <20 NA
Erosion Positivity per total samples 2/10 2/9 0/9 0/9
DMARDS NSAIDs 9
Prednisolone 1
SSZ 1
Im Gold 5
MTX 2
Plaquenil 1
No NSAIDs 5
Panadeine 1
NSAIDs 3
None 9
Allopurinol 1
  1. CRP, C-reactive protein; DMARD, disease modifying antirheumatic drug; Im Gold, intramuscular sodium aurothiomalate; MTX, methotrexate; NSAIDs, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs; RF, rheumatoid factor; SSZ, sulphasalazine