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Spondyloarthropathies

Diagnosis and screening

Screening psoriasis patients for development of psoriatic arthritis

As with many rheumatic diseases, diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis is often delayed, contributing to poor quality of life and worse long-term outcomes. Vinod Chandran discusses recent developments in screening tools for identifying patients with psoriatic arthritis, and those who are at high risk for developing this disease.

11-01-2019 | Psoriatic arthritis | Editorial | Article

Screening psoriasis patients for development of psoriatic arthritis

Vinod Chandran discusses recent developments in screening tools for identifying patients with psoriatic arthritis, and those who are at high risk for developing this disease.

The importance of early diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory arthritis

In this Medicine Matters rheumatology podcast, we talk to President-Elect of EULAR Professor Iain McInnes, about the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic diseases.

19-12-2018 | Diagnosis and screening | Podcast | Video

The importance of early diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory arthritis

In this Medicine Matters rheumatology podcast, we talk to President-Elect of EULAR Professor Iain McInnes, about the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic diseases.

21-10-2018 | Axial spondyloarthritis | ACR/ARHP 2018 | News

Online self-referral tool could help improve early SpA diagnosis

An online self-referral strategy for axial spondyloarthritis could raise awareness of the condition and improve early diagnosis, suggest findings from the OptiRef study.

21-08-2018 | Axial spondyloarthritis | Review | Article

Radiologic approach to axial spondyloarthritis: Where are we now and where are we heading?

Kucybała I, Urbanik A, Wojciechowski W. Rheumatol Int 2018. doi: 10.1007/s00296-018-4130-1

11-08-2018 | Spondyloarthropathies | Review | Article

Ultrasound of sacroiliac joints in spondyloarthritis: A systematic review

Gutierrez M et al. Rheumatol Int 2018. doi: 10.1007/s00296-018-4126-x

Knowledge of features of inflammatory back pain in primary care in the West Midlands: A cross-sectional survey in the United Kingdom

The objective of this study was to assess current practice of our local general practitioners in using clinical features to assess patients with inflammatory back pain [read more].
Adizie T et al. Rheumatol Int 2018. doi: 10.1007/s00296-018-4058-5

15-07-2018 | Psoriatic arthritis | Article

Psoriatic arthritis sonographic enthesitis instruments: A systematic review of the literature

Elalouf O et al. J Rheumatol 2018. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.171466

11-07-2018 | Radiography | Article

Radiographs in screening for sacroiliitis in children: What is the value?

Weiss PF et al. Arthritis Res Ther 2018; 20: 141. doi: 10.1186/s13075-018-1642-8

21-06-2018 | Axial spondyloarthritis | Review | Article

Better quantification of syndesmophyte growth in axial spondyloarthritis

Ward MM, Tan S. Curr Rheumatol Rep 2018; 20: 46. doi: 10.1007/s11926-018-0759-8

21-06-2018 | Axial spondyloarthritis | Article

High reproducibility of an automated measurement of mobility for patients with axial spondyloarthritis

Garrido-Castro JL et al. J Rheumatol 2018. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.170941

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