TableĀ 1

Inter-reader reliability estimated using intraclass correlation coefficients (ICCs) (95% CIs)*, for high field MRI studies of the wrist where two or more readers assessed scans separately (perfect agreement between readers gives ICC=1)

Study (in chronological order)MRI strength (T)No. of readersSynovitisTenosynovitisBone oedemaErosionCartilage
McQueen et al31.520.74 (0.56 to 0.85)0.77 (0.76 to 0.87)0.84 (0.72 to 0.91)0.77 (0.60 to 0.87)ND
Haavardsholm et al251.540.69 (0.47 to 0.89)ND0.79 (0.59 to 0.940.83 (0.66 to 0.94)ND
Bird et al211.030.73ND0.730.52ND
Durez et al46*1.520.88 (0.68 to 0.96)ND0.82 (0.55 to 0.94)0.94 (0.83 to 0.98)ND
McQueen et al263.030.63 (0.46 to 0.77)ND0.80 (0.50 to 0.91)0.79 (0.61 to 0.88)0.91 (0.86 to 0.94)
Ostergaard et al47*1.520.81ND0.680.90ND
Haarvardsholm et al621.54ND0.73 (0.52 to 0.90)NDNDND
Ostergaard et al321.02NDNDNDND0.83 (median)
  • *Single measures ICCs given, 95% CIs where provided.