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Table 3 Site-specific correlations

From: Detection of knee synovitis using non-contrast-enhanced qDESS compared with contrast-enhanced MRI

  Spearman’s correlation (p value) ICC absolute agreement (95%CI)
1. Medial parapatellar recess 0.74 (< 0.001) 0.70 (0.45–0.84)
2. Lateral parapatellar recess 0.82 (< 0.001) 0.81 (0.65–0.91)
3. Suprapatellar 0.89 (< 0.001) 0.85 (0.71–0.93)
4. Infrapatellar 0.60 (< 0.001) 0.49 (0.09–0.74)
5. Intercondylar 0.41 (0.022) 0.30 (−0.02–0.57)
6. Medial perimeniscal 0.52 (0.003) 0.44 (0.08–0.69)
7. Lateral perimeniscal 0.67 (< 0.001) 0.58 (0.22–0.78)
8. Adjacent to the anterior cruciate ligaments 0.65 (< 0.001) 0.59 (0.30–0.78)
9. Adjacent to the posterior cruciate ligaments 0.84 (< 0.001) 0.83 (0.68–0.92)
10. Baker’s cysts 0.95 (< 0.001) 0.97 (0.93–0.98)
11. Loose bodies Not applicable Not applicable
Whole-joint synovitis sum score 0.96 (< 0.001) 0.84 (0.14–0.95)