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MRI osteitis predicts cartilage damage at the wrist in RA: a three-year prospective 3T MRI study examining cartilage damage

Fiona M McQueen15*, Alexandra McHaffie2, Andrew Clarke2, Arier C Lee3, Quentin Reeves2, Barbara Curteis1 and Nicola Dalbeth145

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1 Department of Molecular Medicine and Pathology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, 85 Park Rd, Grafton, Auckland, New Zealand

2 Department of Radiology, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand

3 Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

4 Bone and Joint Research Group, Department of Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

5 Department of Rheumatology, Greenlane Clinical Centre, Auckland District Health board, Auckland, New Zealand

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Arthritis Research & Therapy 2014, 16:R33  doi:10.1186/ar4462

Published: 30 January 2014

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Additional file 1: Table S1:

Correlations between MRI scores at baseline and three years (Reader 1). Pearson’s correlation coefficients for association between baseline MRI scores (2009) and three-year MRI scores (2012) for Reader 1.

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