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Table 1 Musculoskeletal ultrasound scores described in chronological order

From: Ultrasound and its clinical use in rheumatoid arthritis: where do we stand?

Author/reference Year Joint characteristic/score elements
Naredo et al. [83] 2005 12-joint (wrists, MCP, PIP, knees); GS/pD
Scheel et al. [86] 2005 Three different MCP/PIP scores; GS/pD
Loeuille et al. [87] 2006 7-joint (wrists, MCP, MTP); GS/pD
Hensch et al. [88] 2007 8-joint (MCP, MTP); GS/pD
Iagnocco et al. [89] 2008 10-joint (MCP, PIP, wrist, knee); GS/pD, tenosynovitis, bursitis, erosion
Naredo et al. [90] 2008 12-joint (elbow, wrist, MCP, knee, ankle); GS/pD, tenosynovitis, bursitis
Backhaus et al. [91] 2009 7-joint (wrist, MCP, PIP, MTP); GS/pD, tenosynovitis, erosion
Hammer et al. [92] 2010 78-joint; GS/pD
Perricone et al. [93] 2012 6-joint (wrists, second MCP and knees); synovial effusion, GS/pD
Seymour et al. [94] 2012 10-joint (MCP); GS/pD
Mendonça et al. [95] 2014 7-joint (wrists, MCP, MTF); GS/pD
Yoshimi et al. [96] 2015 8-joint (wrists, knees, MCP); pD
Aga A et al. [99] 2015 6-joint (MCP, PIP,radiocarpal, MTP, extensor carpi ulnaris); GS/pD
Aga A et al. [100] 2015 7-joint/2 tendon (MCP, PIP, radiocarpal, elbow, MTP, tibialis posterior tendon, extensor carpi ulnaris tendon); GS/pD
Janta I et al. [97] 2016 12-joint (wrist, hand,ankle,MTP); B-mode, pD, tenosynovitis
  1. GS gray scale, pD power Doppler, MCP metacarpophalangeal joint, PIP proximal interphalangeal joint, MTP metatarsophalangeal joint