Table 2.

Inflammation findings (prevalence and scoring) on h-MRI in clinical remission: comparison between DAS28-ESR, SDAI, and the Boolean ACR/EULAR criteria. Values are % or median (interquartile range).

Inflammatory h-MRIDAS28-ESR ≤ 2.6, n = 119SDAI ≤ 3.3, n = 86Boolean ACR/EULAR, n = 82
RAMRIS bone edema, 0–69
  Prevalence53.848.848.8
  RAMRIS score1 (0–5)0 (0–4)0 (0–5)
RAMRIS synovitis, 0–21
  Prevalence94.195.395.1
  RAMRIS score5 (2–7)4 (2–7)4 (3–7)
Tenosynovitis, 0–26
  Prevalence65.563.965.8
  RAMRIS score2 (0–5)2 (0–5)2 (0–5)
Total inflammation, 0–116
  Prevalence94.995.395.1
  RAMRIS score9 (4–18)7 (4–18)7 (4–17.25)
  • h-MRI: hand magnetic resonance imaging; DAS28-ESR: Disease Activity Scores on 28 joints with erythrocyte sedimentation rate; SDAI: Simplified Disease Activity Index; ACR: American College of Rheumatology; EULAR: European League Against Rheumatism; RAMRIS: Rheumatoid Arthritis Magnetic Resonance Imaging Scoring.