Table 1

Quantitative gait parameters (injected side)
Distance left to right paw (stride length) [cm]
Test day BL 1 8 15 22 29 36 43 50
Saline 5.4 ± 0.1 5.2 ± 0.3 4.9 ± 0.4 5.2 ± 0.2 4.9 ± 0.4 4.9 ± 0.3 5.2 ± 0.3 4.9 ± 0.3 5.5 ± 0.2
WB 5.8 ± 0.2 5.8 ± 0.4 5.3 ± 0.3 5.0 ± 0.3 4.9 ± 0.2 5.0 ± 0.4 4.5 ± 0.3 5.1 ± 0.5 4.9 ± 0.3
Plasma 5.6 ± 0.2 5.1 ± 0.3 5.3 ± 0.3 5.2 ± 0.3 5.1 ± 0.3 4.3 ± 0.3 4.5 ± 0.2 4.5 ± 0.3 4.4 ± 0.4
Cells 5.9 ± 0.2 5.4 ± 0.3 5.4 ± 0.3 5.4 ± 0.1 4.9 ± 0.3 4.8 ± 0.2 4.5 ± 0.4 5.0 ± 0.3 4.1 ± 0.3
Angle between paws (outward rotation) (°)
Test day BL 1 8 15 22 29 36 43 50
Saline 30 ± 2 31 ± 2 31 ± 4 31 ± 3 28 ± 2 29 ± 2 31 ± 2 31 ± 2 30 ± 3
WB 32 ± 2 33 ± 3 32 ± 2 34 ± 2 32 ± 2 32 ± 2 36 ± 2 34 ± 1 32 ± 1
Plasma 32 ± 2 31 ± 2 32 ± 2 31 ± 1 32 ± 2 35 ± 2 34 ± 1 35 ± 3 33 ± 2
Cells 34 ± 2 37 ± 2 33 ± 2 35 ± 2 35 ± 2 32 ± 2 33 ± 2 36 ± 2 36 ± 2

Data are presented as mean ± SEM. There were no significant differences between groups. BL, baseline; SEM, standard error of the mean; WB, whole blood.

Boettger et al.

Boettger et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2013 15:R148   doi:10.1186/ar4331

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