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Name: European journal of rheumatology
Sclerostin is an osteocyte-derived glycoprotein which inhibits the canonical Wnt pathway essential for osteoblastic activity decreasing bone formation. Its potential role in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) ...
To compare several methods of missing data imputation for function (Health Assessment Questionnaire) and for disease activity (Disease Activity Score-28 and Clinical Disease Activity Index) in rheumat...
Previous studies found that the interleukin (IL)-17 level was elevated in inflammatory arthritis, but results were inconsistent. This meta-analysis aimed to investigate the association of IL-17 cytoki...
Background There is a need for additional biomarkers to assist in the diagnosis and prognosis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The aim of our study was to evaluate the (pre-analytical, analytical and cli...
To evaluate the relationship between disease activity and radiographic progression in rheumatoid arthritis, three phase III studies of SB4, SB2 and SB5 (biosimilars of etanercept, infliximab and adali...
to detect the role of CTHRC1 biomarker in diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis and assess its relation to disease activity and To correlate other well-established rheumatoid arthritis markers...
The aim of this study is to evaluate cardiovascular events during long-term follow-up in Rheumatoid Arthritis. The primary outcome "any cardiovascular event" will be evaluated using system...
The current study is planned to assess possible relationships of serum hepcidin levels with haemoglobin levels, inflammation and iron statuses in stage 4 CKD patients.
The purpose of the study is to determine whether plasma levels of the collagen triple helix repeat containing (CTHRC1) protein can serve as a blood-based biomarker for diagnosis of rheumat...
Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease characterized by synovial inflammation and joint destruction that follows a relapsing- remitting course.Disease activity assessment is importa...
Rheumatoid arthritis of children occurring in three major subtypes defined by the symptoms present during the first six months following onset: systemic-onset (Still's Disease, Juvenile-Onset), polyarticular-onset, and pauciarticular-onset. Adult-onset cases of Still's disease (STILL'S DISEASE, ADULT-ONSET) are also known. Only one subtype of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (polyarticular-onset, rheumatoid factor-positive) clinically resembles adult rheumatoid arthritis and is considered its childhood equivalent.
Arthritis in children, with onset before 16 years of age. The terms juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) and juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) refer to classification systems for chronic arthritis in children. Only one subtype of juvenile arthritis (polyarticular-onset, rheumatoid factor-positive) clinically resembles adult rheumatoid arthritis and is considered its childhood equivalent.
Forms of hepcidin, a cationic amphipathic peptide synthesized in the liver as a prepropeptide which is first processed into prohepcidin and then into the biologically active hepcidin forms, including in human the 20-, 22-, and 25-amino acid residue peptide forms. Hepcidin acts as a homeostatic regulators of iron metabolism and also possesses antimicrobial activity.
Systemic-onset rheumatoid arthritis in adults. It differs from classical rheumatoid arthritis in that it is more often marked by acute febrile onset, and generalized lymphadenopathy and hepatosplenomegaly are more prominent.
A variable mixture of the mono- and disodium salts of gold thiomalic acid used mainly for its anti-inflammatory action in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. It is most effective in active progressive rheumatoid arthritis and of little or no value in the presence of extensive deformities or in the treatment of other forms of arthritis.
Arthroplasty Joint Disorders Orthopedics Spinal Cord Disorders Orthopedics is the science or practice of correcting deformities caused by disease or damage to the bones and joints of the skeleton. This specialized branch of surgery may ...