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Table 10 Results of linear regression analysis to estimate variables which are most predictive of clinical impairment at limitation of ROM “abduction”

From: Shoulder adhesive capsulitis: can clinical data correlate with fat-suppressed T2 weighted MRI findings?

MRI finding β Odds ratio 95% CI p-value
Lower Upper
Qualitative findings      
Capsular edema      
Glenoid  − 2.666 1.985 1.060 4.484 0.085
Humeral 3.988 1.123 0.765 3.004 0.129
Extra capsular edema      
Anterior  − 17.024 4.653 2.846 8.774 0.017*
Posterior  − 5.027 1.455 1.385 1.527 0.351
Obliteration of subcoracoid fat triangle  − 4.273 1.971 1.061 2.669 0.082
Effusion of biceps tendon sheath  − 1.430 2.301 1.721 3.079 0.090
Quantitative findings      
Capsular thickening      
Glenoid (mm) 3.110 1.684 1.508 1.879 0.469
Humeral (mm)  − 3.588 0.689 0.136 1.585 0.874
Axillary recess      
Height (mm) 2.221 1.369 1.030 1.877 0.138
Width (mm) 1.426 0.668 0.132 1.538 0.186
  1. β: regression coefficient, OR: odds ratio, CI: confidence interval