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Table 3 Radiological evolution of hand osteoarthritis over 2 years

From: The presence of erosive joints is a strong predictor of radiological progression in hand osteoarthritis: results of a 2-year prospective follow-up of the Liège Hand Osteoarthritis Cohort (LIHOC)

Variables Baseline, n = 203 At 2 years, n = 176 p
Mean SD Median P25 P75 Mean SD Median P25 P75
VV score (0–218.4) 37.61 27.01 31.18 20.86 47.97 46.40 29.51 37.45 26.66 59.62 < 0.01
KL score (0–128) 52.49 20.17 54 40 66 60.04 19.67 59 49 74 < 0.01
Number of the erosive joints (phase E or R, VV score) 1.98 3.48 0 0 2 2.36 3.94 0 0 4 < 0.01
Erosive HOA 40.91% 44.32% < 0.01
  1. Abbreviations: KL Kellgren-Lawrence, SD standard deviation, VV Verbruggen-Veys