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Erosive and osteoarthritic structural progression in early rheumatoid arthritis.
Objectives. To investigate factors associated with joint damage in early RA, and how comorbid OA might influence patient assessment and outcomes. Methods. Baseline radiographs of hands and feet from 512 participants in the ...
Association between rheumatoid arthritis disease activity, progression of functional limitation and long-term risk of orthopaedic surgery: Combined analysis of two prospective cohorts supports EULAR treat to target DAS thresholds.
bjectives: To examine the association between disease activity in early rheumatoid arthritis (RA), functional limitation and long-term orthopaedic episodes. Methods: Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ) disability scores ...
Factors predicting pain and early discontinuation of tumour necrosis factor-alpha-inhibitors in people with rheumatoid arthritis: results from the British society for rheumatology biologics register.
BACKGROUND: We examined pain levels in 2 cohorts assembled from the British Society for Rheumatology Biologics Register (BSRBR), and investigated which factors predicted Bodily Pain scores and discontinuation of ...
Interpretation of 28-Joint Disease Activity Score and its Components in the Assessment of Inflammatory and Non-Inflammatory Aspects of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Background: The 28-joint DAS with ESR (DAS28-ESR) is used as a measure of inflammatory disease activity in RA. However, pain and non-inflammatory mechanisms (e.g. central sensitisation) might confound the DAS28 by modulating ...