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Table 3 Mean clinical and radiological measures before and after therapy (3- and 6-month follow-up)

From: The value of the simplified RAMRIS-5 in early RA patients under methotrexate therapy using high-field MRI

  DAS CRP RAMRIS RAMRIS-5
Edema Synovitis Erosion RAMRIS Edema Synovitis Erosion RAMRIS-5
t0 4.69 0.96 4.64 16.68 7.96 29.29 1.64 7.46 4.18 13.29
t1 3.46 0.65 3.21 14.88 9.13 23.32 1.13 6.71 4.92 10.93
t2 2.57 0.36 2.43 16.26 9.04 22.79 1.04 7.09 5.09 10.86
  1. Abbreviations: CRP C-reactive protein, DAS disease activity score, RAMRIS Rheumatoid Arthritis Magnetic Resonance Imaging Score, RAMRIS-5 Rheumatoid Arthritis Magnetic Resonance Imaging Score for five joints of the hand