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Table 11 Results of linear regression analysis to estimate variables which are most predictive of clinical impairment at limitation of ROM “external rotation”

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  − 2.906 0.513 0.207 1.273 0.497
Humeral  − 16.766 6.909 3.653 9.403 0.042*
Extra capsular edema      
Anterior  − 11.766 4.343 3.882 7.622 0.017*
Posterior  − 2.118 2.523 1.761 4.124 0.078
Obliteration of subcoracoid fat triangle  − 1.955 1.949 1.151 2.512 0.236
Effusion of biceps tendon sheath 5.344 2.165 1.619 2.897 0.259
Quantitative findings      
Capsular thickening      
Glenoid (mm)  − 0.612 1.754 0.657 5.904 0.483
Humeral (mm)  − 6.361 0.529 0.213 1.312 0.292
Axillary recess      
Height (mm) 3.631 2.702 1.543 8.821 0.352
Width (mm) 1.684 1.890 1.465 2.436 0.401
  1. β: regression coefficient, OR: odds ratio, CI: confidence interval