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2009 Vol.27, N°3 - Table of contents

May/June 2009

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Imaging

CER3560
2009,27,3
Pg. 0391-0394

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Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist. XXI. Role of ultrasound imaging in early arthritis
C.A. Scirè, G. Meenagh, E. Filippucci, L. Riente, A. Delle Sedie, F. Salaffi, A. Iagnocco, S. Bombardieri, W. Grassi, G. Valesini, C. Montecucco

Rheumatology Abstract

Rheumatology Article

Full Papers

CER3561
2009,27,3
Pg. 0395-0401

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The COX-2 inhibitor market withdrawals and prescribing patterns by rheumatologists in patients with gastrointestinal and cardiovascular risk
J.D. Greenberg, M.C. Fisher, J. Kremer, H. Chang, E.D. Rosenstein, M. Kishimoto, S. Lee, Y. Yazici, A. Kavanaugh, S.B. Abramson

Rheumatology Abstract

Rheumatology Article

 

CER3562
2009,27,3
Pg. 0402-0408

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Imaging of sternocostoclavicular joint in spondyloarthropaties and other rheumatic conditions
G. Guglielmi, A. Cascavilla, G. Scalzo, F. Salaffi, W. Grassi

Rheumatology Abstract

Rheumatology Article

 

CER3563
2009,27,3
Pg. 0409-0415

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The epidemiology of primary systemic vasculitides involving small vessels in Crete (southern Greece): a comparison of older versus younger adult patients
S.H. Panagiotakis, G.S. Perysinakis, H. Kritikos, D. Vassilopoulos, G. Vrentzos, M. Linardakis, G. Bertsias, K. Glaser, E. Daphnis, D.T. Boumpas

Rheumatology Abstract

Rheumatology Article

 

CER3564
2009,27,3
Pg. 0416-0421

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Anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy in patients with difficult-to-treat lupus nephritis: a prospective series of nine patients
R. Matsumura, K. Umemiya, T. Sugiyama, M. Sueishi, T. Umibe, K. Ichikawa, M. Yoshimura

Rheumatology Abstract

Rheumatology Article

 

CER3565
2009,27,3
Pg. 0422-0429

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A mismatch between self-reported physical work load and the HAQ: early identification of rheumatoid arthritis patients at risk for loss of work productivity
K. Puolakka, H. Kautiainen, T. Möttönen, P. Hannonen, M. Korpela, M. Hakala, E. Viikari-Juntura, S. Solovieva, M. Arkela-Kautiainen, M. Leirisalo-Repo

Rheumatology Abstract

Rheumatology Article

 

CER3566
2009,27,3
Pg. 0430-0438

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Calcium pyrophosphate dehydrate crystal deposition in the ligamentum flavum of the cervical spine: histopathological and immunohistochemical findings
E.S. Mwaka, T. Yayama, K. Uchida, S. Kobayashi, Y. Kokubo, H. Nakajima, R. Sato, N.T. Orwotho, H. Baba

Rheumatology Abstract

Rheumatology Article

 

CER3567
2009,27,3
Pg. 0439-0445

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Relationship between spinal mobility and disease activity, function, quality of life and radiology. A cross-sectional Spanish registry of spondyloarthropathies (REGISPONSER)
R. Almodóvar, P. Zarco, E. Collantes, C. González, J. Mulero, J.L. Fernández-Sueiro, J. Gratacós, J.C. Torres-Alonso, X. Juanola, E. Batlle, R. Ariza, E. Muñoz

Rheumatology Abstract

Rheumatology Article

 

CER3568
2009,27,3
Pg. 0446-0451

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Increased lipid levels but unchanged atherogenic index in rheumatoid arthritis patients treated with biologic disease modifying antirheumatic drugs: published experience
E.K. Schimmel, Y. Yazici

Rheumatology Abstract

Rheumatology Article

 

CER3569
2009,27,3
Pg. 0452-0458

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Short-term effect of anti-TNF-α therapy on nitric oxide production in patients with severe rheumatoid arthritis
M.A. Gonzalez-Gay, M.T. Garcia-Unzueta, A. Berja, T.R. Vazquez-Rodriguez, J.A. Miranda-Filloy, C. Gonzalez-Juanatey, J.M. de Matias, J. Martin, P.H. Dessein, J. Llorca

Rheumatology Abstract

Rheumatology Article

 

CER1
2009,27,3
Pg. 0459-0468

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The use of computer touch-screen technology for the collection of the patient-reported outcome data in rheumatoid arthritis: comparison to standardized paper questionnaires
F. Salaffi, S. Gasparini, W. Grassi

Rheumatology Abstract

Rheumatology Article

 

CER70
2009,27,3
Pg. 0469-0474

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Evaluation of an existing screening tool for psoriatic arthritis in people with psoriasis and development of a new instrument: the PEST questionnaire
G.H. Ibrahim, M.H. Buch, C. Lawson, R. Waxman, P.S. Helliwell

Rheumatology Abstract

Rheumatology Article

 

CER41
2009,27,3
Pg. 0475-0482

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Chronic arthritis directly induces quantitative and qualitative bone disturbances leading to compromised biomechanical properties
J. Caetano-Lopes, A.M. Nery, R. Henriques, H. Canhão, J. Duarte, P.M. Amaral, M. Vale, R. Moura, P.A. Pereira, P. Weinmann, S. Abdulghani, M. Souto-Carneiro, P. Rego, J. Monteiro, S. Sakagushi, M. Viana Queiroz, Y. Konttinen, L. Graça, M.F. Vaz, J.E. Fonseca

Rheumatology Abstract

Rheumatology Article

 

CER12
2009,27,3
Pg. 0483-0490

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Decreased RAGE expression in peripheral blood mononuclear cells of patients with rheumatiod arthritis
S. Drinda, S. Franke, T. Eidner, C. Schmidt, C. Rüster, T. Bondeva, G. Hein, G. Wolf

Rheumatology Abstract

Rheumatology Article

Brief Papers

CER3570
2009,27,3
Pg. 0491-0494

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Impact of short-term therapies with biologics on prothrombotic biomarkers in rheumatoid arthritis
T. Jin, M. Bokarewa, S. Amu, A. Tarkowski

Rheumatology Abstract

Rheumatology Article

 

CER26
2009,27,3
Pg. 0495-0498

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Absence of GDF5 does not interfere with LPS - Toll like receptor signaling
M. Daans, R.J. Lories, F.P. Luyten

Rheumatology Abstract

Rheumatology Article

 

CER3571
2009,27,3
Pg. 0499-0502

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Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase polymorphisms and methotrexate: no association with response to therapy nor with drug-related adverse events in an Italian population of rheumatic patients
M. Taraborelli, L. Andreoli, S. Archetti, M. Ferrari, R. Cattaneo, A. Tincani

Rheumatology Abstract

Rheumatology Article

Case Reports

CER3572
2009,27,3
Pg. 0503-0506

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Visceral leishmaniasis and anti-TNF-α therapy:case report and review of the literature
F. De Leonardis, M. Govoni, A. Lo Monaco, F. Trotta

Rheumatology Abstract

Rheumatology Article

 

CER66
2009,27,3
Pg. 0507-0509

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Is clinical picture of Schnitzler syndrome always Schnitzler syndrome?
A. Markotic, V. Skerk, L. Cvetko Krajinovic, A. Beus

Rheumatology Abstract

Rheumatology Article

Review

CER3573
2009,27,3
Pg. 0510-0518

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Selective modulation of T-cell co-stimulation: a novel mode of action for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis
E.H. Choy

Rheumatology Abstract

Rheumatology Article

Paediatric Rheumatology

CER3574
2009,27,3
Pg. 0519-0526

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MHC class I and II expression in juvenile dermatomyositis skeletal muscle
A.M.E. Sallum, M.H.B. Kiss, C.A.A. Silva, A. Wakamatsu, S. Sachetti, S. Lotufo, N. Matsumura, S.K.N. Marie

Rheumatology Abstract

Rheumatology Article

 

CER3575
2009,27,3
Pg. 0527-0533

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Impact of involvement of individual joint groups on subdimensions of functional ability scales in juvenile idiopathic arthritis
S. Meiorin, G. Filocamo, A. Pistorio, S. Magni-Manzoni, F. Sztajnbok, A. Cespedes-Cruz, A. Magnani, N. Ruperto, A. Martini, A. Ravelli

Rheumatology Abstract

Rheumatology Article

Letter

CER3576
2009,27,3
Pg. 0534

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Safe re-initiation of infliximab in a patient with renal tuberculosis
F. Kemta Lekpa, A. Marini-Portugal, P. Lesprit, X. Chevalier, P. Claudepierre

Rheumatology Abstract

Rheumatology Article

 

CER3577
2009,27,3
Pg. 0535

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Progression from non-erosive to erosive form of hand osteoarthritis. A report of two cases
L. Mancarella, O. Addimanda, R. Meliconi

Rheumatology Abstract

Rheumatology Article

 

CER3578
2009,27,3
Pg. 0536

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Tear fluid measurement of anti-SS-A and anti-SS-B antibody in anti-SS-A and anti-SS-B seronegative Sjögren`s syndrome patients
M. Zandbelt, L. te Boome, I. Klasen, L. van de Putte, F. van den Hoogen

Rheumatology Abstract

Rheumatology Article

 

CER3579
2009,27,3
Pg. 0537

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Serum immunoglobulin D levels by age in a healthy Italian pediatric population
E. Chiappini, S. Nanni, F. Bonsignori, C. Azzari, S. Ballotti, L. Galli, M. de Martino

Rheumatology Abstract

Rheumatology Article

 

CER3580
2009,27,3
Pg. 0538-0539

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Causes of death in pediatric systemic lupus erythematosus
A. Klein, R. Cimaz, P. Quartier, S. Decramer, P. Niaudet, V. Baudouin, A. Belot, B. Bader-Meunier

Rheumatology Abstract

Rheumatology Article

 

CER3581
2009,27,3
Pg. 0540-0541

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Outcome in patients with rheumatoid arthritis switching TNF-α antagonists: a single center, observational study over an 8-year period
F. Conti, R. Scrivo, F.R. Spinelli, S. Truglia, L. Magrini, M. Di Franco, F. Ceccarelli, G. Valesini

Rheumatology Abstract

Rheumatology Article