Table 1

Characteristics of all participants

Mean (SD) (range)

    Total (n = 30)


Age (years)

62.4 (6.8) (51.2-79.6)


Height (m)

1.6 (0.06) (1.52-1.76)


Weight (kg)

99.4 (14.5) (79.1-144.8)


BMI (kg/m2)

36.8 (6.0) (29.4-57.3)


Sedimentation rate 2

16.0 (12.0; 23.0) (5.0-48.0)


C-reactive protein 2

5.0 (2.6; 7.5) (1.0-12.6)


Pain (mm)

197.6 (96.0) (26.0-344.0)


Disability (mm)

660.2 (345.6) (58.0-1365.0)


Stiffness (mm)

88.8 (46.5) (0.0-170.0)


Total index (mm)

944.7 (438.2) (205.0-1866.0)


Median (range)

    Total (n = 30)


Kellgren Lawrence Score


Medial

2 (0-4)


Lateral

1 (0-3)


Patellofemoral

2 (0-4)


Total

5 (0-9)


MRI score


BML

2 (0-2)


Cartilage

4 (0-7)


Effusion

3 (0-9)


Synovitis

3 (0-6)


Total score

9 (0-20)


1 Sum of visual analogue scale scores; WOMAC-pain-index of 500 mm, -disability-index of 1700 mm, -stiffness-index of 200 mm and -total-index of 2400 mm (se text in article under Symptom assessment)

2 Showed a Non-Gaussian distribution, thus presented as median (interquartile range)

Gudbergsen et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:56   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-12-56

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