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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 ...
A cross-sectional study of pain sensitivity, disease-activity assessment, mental health, and fibromyalgia status in rheumatoid arthritis.
INTRODUCTION: Pain remains the most important problem for people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Active inflammatory disease contributes to pain, but pain due to non-inflammatory mechanisms can confound the assessment ...
Can Rheumatologists Predict Eventual Need for Orthopaedic Intervention in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis? Results of a Systematic Review and Analysis of Two UK Inception Cohorts.
Purpose of Review: The structural damage caused by rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can often be mitigated by orthopaedic surgery in late disease. This study evaluates the value of predictive factors for orthopaedic interventio ...
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 ...