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Table 2 Mean EI and SR values for Group S and Group P for the affected and unaffected limbs of Group P. Values are expressed as the mean ± sd and minimum and maximum values (EI elasticity index, SR strain ratio, sd standard deviation of the mean)

From: Elastosonographic features of the metacarpophalangeal joint capsule in horses

  EI SR
  Transverse Longitudinal Transverse Longitudinal
Group S 0.57 ± 0.19a
(0.3–1.3)
0.51 ± 0.14a
(0.3-2)
0.32 ± 0.19a
(0.1–0.8)
0.28 ± 0.2a
(0.2–1.2)
Group P 1.09 ± 1b
(0.3–5.5)
0.89 ± 0.7b
(0.3–4.1)
0.78 ± 1.48b
(0.1–13.6)
0.72 ± 0.85b
(0.1–5.2)
Affected limb of P 1.05 ± 0.95b
(0.3–4.9)
0.83 ± 0.67b
(0.3–4.1)
0.7 ± 1.05b
(0.1–7.1)
0.68 ± 0.72b
(0.1-7)
Unaffected limb of P 0.85 ± 0.91ab
(0.3–5.5)
0.77 ± 0.62c
(0.1-7)
0.71 ± 1.87ab
(0.1–13.6)
0.57 ± 0.67c
(0.1–4.1)
  1. Different letters in the same column indicate significantly different results (a, b, c: P < 0.05)