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Table 3 Mean values ± standard deviation and intergroup comparisons of flexor tendon pulley inflammatory changes in PsA, RA, and HC patients

From: High-resolution MRI of flexor tendon pulleys using a 16-channel hand coil: disease detection and differentiation of psoriatic and rheumatoid arthritis

Finger + pulleyPsARAHCPsA vs RAPsA vs HCRA vs HC
Inflammatory changesp values
D2 A12.82 ± 1.252.55 ± 1.430.94 ± 1.140.820.001< 0.003
D2 A22.06 ± 1.081.75 ± 1.550.75 ± 1.030.770.020.08
D3 A13.24 ± 1.592.6 ± 1.160.69 ± 0.980.35< 0.001< 0.001
D3 A23.28 ± 1.621.85 ± 1.560.94 ± 1.030.02< 0.0010.2
D4 A12.65 ± 1.372.05 ± 1.240.5 ± 0.790.33< 0.0010.002
D4 A22.5 ± 1.121.7 ± 1.051.13 ± 1.110.10.0020.32
D5 A12.18 ± 1.151.5 ± 1.570.38 ± 0.700.270.0010.036
D5 A22.22 ± 1.271.95 ± 1.530.69 ± 0.980.820.0070.03
D2–5 A110.88 ± 4.308.7 ± 3.152.5 ± 2.870.194< 0.001< 0.001
D2–5 A210.06 ± 3.117.25 ± 3.653.5 ± 3.510.031< 0.0010.004
D2–5 A1 + 220.65 ± 6.5715.95 ± 7.016 ± 6.30.048< 0.001< 0.001
  1. After (adapted) Bonferroni correction, p values < 0.0167 were considered significant and are printed in bold type
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