Table 1

Demographical and clinical data of the second patient group (n = 11)

Characteristic

Value


Age (years)

68 (35 to 83)

Gender (male/female)

3/8

Disease duration (months)

24 (3 to 240)

Current knee arthritis episode duration (months)

2 (0.5 to 6)

Taking disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs

6

Taking oral corticosteroids

2

Taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

4

Time between biopsies (days)

10 (7 to 12)


Data presented as median (range) or number of patients.

Gheorghe et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2009 11:R83   doi:10.1186/ar2717

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