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Rheumatology General

COVID-19 Severe Outcomes Risk with RA and Phenotypic Subgroups

Sep 19, 2022

Although severe COVID-19 has been linked to rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the role of RA phenotypes in this connection has been understudied. This study's primary objective was to examine the correlation...

SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination Response in IMIDs Patients

Sep 19, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to examine the impact of diagnosis, therapy, and modified vaccination schedules on the magnitude and duration of the SARS-CoV-2 vaccination response in individuals with...

COVID-19-related Death in Rheumatic Disease Patients

Sep 19, 2022

Not all of the reported global inequalities in COVID-19 results may be attributed to differences in the distribution of individual-level clinical risk factors between regions. Researchers set out to i...

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Female Sexual Function

Sep 13, 2022

Researchers sought Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), a chronic autoimmune disease that frequently affects multiple organs and tissues, for a study. It is treatable with medications; nevertheless, co...

Is [18F]F-FDG-PET/MRI Useful for Patients with Childhood-onset Takayasu's Arteritis?

Sep 13, 2022

Based on the previous study, in which high-grade arterial wall FDG (fluoro-D-glucose) uptake was found by 2-deoxy-2[18F]fluoro-D-glucose positron emission tomography/magnetic resonance imaging ([18F]F...

A Rheumatologist vs. an Automated System for Ultrasound Joint Examinations

Sep 13, 2022

For a study, researchers assessed that the arthritis ultrasound robot (ARTHUR) was a robotic ultrasound scanning system for the hands and wrists that used artificial intelligence to score the disease ...

Joint pain in Individuals Infected with Human T-lymphotropic Virus Type 1 (HTLV-1) on Radiographs

Sep 13, 2022

For a study, researchers assessed that most people with HTLV-1 infection experience joint pain with little or no synovitis. Increased proinflammatory cytokines were seen in the patients when the virus...

Eosinophilic Fasciitis Caused by Graft Versus Host Disease

Sep 13, 2022

Due to limited understanding of its pathogenesis, resistance to conventional immunosuppressive agents, and detrimental effects on physical function and quality of life, chronic graft-versus-host disea...

Ambulatory Blood Pressure Patterns in cSLE and Normal Office Blood Pressure Patients

Sep 08, 2022

In systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), cardiovascular disease is a significant source of morbidity and death. Nondipping and hypertension (HTN) are cardiovascular disease risk factors that can be chan...

Joint Hypermobility: International Perspectives

Sep 07, 2022

Joint hypermobility is receiving a growing amount of clinical and academic attention due to its detection, evaluation, and therapy complexity and the need for suitable referral channels. This state-of...

How Do Mexican RA Patients Define Sexual and Reproductive Health?

Sep 07, 2022

Promoting sexual health (SH) and reproductive health (RH) in people with rheumatoid arthritis requires a patient-centered approach. For a study, researchers sought to characterize and analyze the defi...

Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic AAV and COVID-19

Sep 07, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to assess the prevalence, prognoses, and illness-related variables linked to poor outcomes in individuals with antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis...

GPs and Senior Rheumatologists Agreement on Rheumatic Disease Diagnosis

Sep 07, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to assess the agreement between senior rheumatologists' diagnoses and those of rheumatology residents, general practitioners (GPs), and other healthcare professionals. ...

Latin American IgG4-RD Patients: Clinical and Serological Features

Sep 07, 2022

Almost exclusive cohorts from Asia, Europe, and North America provide IgG4-related disease (IgG4-RD) data. Therefore, for a study, researchers sought to characterize the clinical presentation, phenoty...

Glucocorticoid Dosing Examined for Bone Protection in Rheumatic Disease

Aug 31, 2022

Although they are beneficial in reducing inflammation, glucocorticoids have been linked with many well-known adverse effects, and their use often elicits fierce debate. Glucocorticoids (GCs) ha...

Assess of the Liver Fibrosis Development in Methotrexate Arthritis Patients Using FibroScan

Aug 09, 2022

Methotrexate (MTX) is frequently used as the first-line therapy for numerous rheumatic diseases (RDs) due to its inexpensive cost and established efficacy in decreasing disease activity. However, the ...

Healthcare Utilization & Costs for Musculoskeletal Disorders

Aug 09, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to investigate the scope and expenditures of ambulatory primary care, specialty physician care, and hospital service utilization for musculoskeletal diseases (MSDs) in ...

Gout and Hospital Admission for ACSCs: Risks and Trajectories

Aug 09, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to look into the risks and patterns of hospitalization for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions (ACSCs) in gout. Those with no doctor-diagnosed gout from 1998 to 200...

Hospitalizations for Acute Gout: Identifying Admission Predictors & Process Mapping the Inpatient Journey

Aug 09, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to determine determinants of admission following ED visits for gout flares and to highlight impediments to appropriate inpatient gout management. Between January 1, ...

Uveitis in Juvenile Psoriatic Arthritis : Occurrence and Risk Factors

Aug 09, 2022

Data are scarce on uveitis in juvenile psoriatic arthritis (JPsA), a subtype of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). The frequency and risk factors for JPsA-associated uveitis are discussed (JPsA-U). ...