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EULAR recommendations for the use of imaging in large vessel vasculitis in clinical practice
To develop evidence-based recommendations for the use of imaging modalities in primary large vessel vasculitis (LVV) including giant cell arteritis (GCA) and Takayasu arteritis (TAK). European League… Expand
Imaging the joint in osteoarthritis: a place for ultrasound?
- A. Iagnocco
- Best practice & research. Clinical rheumatology
- 1 February 2010
Ultrasound (US) is a valuable tool for imaging musculoskeletal changes in osteoarthritis. It shows early and late findings related to inflammation and structural damage. Sonography is a safe tool,… Expand
Ultrasonography of salivary glands in primary Sjögren's syndrome: a comparison with contrast sialography and scintigraphy.
OBJECTIVE To compare ultrasonography (US) of salivary glands with contrast sialography and scintigraphy, in order to evaluate the diagnostic value of this method in primary SS (pSS). METHODS The… Expand
Ultrasound evaluation of hand, wrist and foot joint synovitis in systemic lupus erythematosus.
OBJECTIVES To assess the prevalence and severity of inflammatory abnormalities of the hand, wrist and foot joints in SLE patients by US and to correlate them with clinical, laboratory and disease… Expand
Self‐directed learning of basic musculoskeletal ultrasound among rheumatologists in the United States
Because musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSUS) is highly user dependent, we aimed to establish whether non‐mentored learning of MSUS is sufficient to achieve the same level of diagnostic accuracy and… Expand
Assessing the intra- and inter-reader reliability of dynamic ultrasound images in power Doppler ultrasonography
- J. Koski, S. Saarakkala, +20 authors H. R. Ziswiler
- Annals of the rheumatic diseases
- 25 May 2006
Objective: To assess the intra-reader and inter-reader reliabilities of interpreting ultrasonography by several experts using video clips. Method: 99 video clips of healthy and rheumatic joints were… Expand
High resolution ultrasonography in detection of bone erosions in patients with hand osteoarthritis.
- A. Iagnocco, E. Filippucci, +5 authors G. Valesini
- The Journal of rheumatology
- 1 December 2005
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the ability of high resolution ultrasonography (US) in the diagnosis of erosive osteoarthritis (OA). METHODS We enrolled 110 patients with signs and symptoms of inflammatory… Expand
Scoring ultrasound synovitis in rheumatoid arthritis: a EULAR-OMERACT ultrasound taskforce—Part 1: definition and development of a standardised, consensus-based scoring system
Objectives To develop a consensus-based ultrasound (US) definition and quantification system for synovitis in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Methods A multistep, iterative approach was used to: (1)… Expand
Reliability of ultrasonography in detecting shoulder disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
Objective: To assess the intra and interobserver reproducibility of musculoskeletal ultrasonography (US) among rheumatologists in detecting destructive and inflammatory shoulder abnormalities in… Expand
Intra-articular hyaluronic acid vs platelet-rich plasma in the treatment of hip osteoarthritis.
AIM To compare the efficacy of ultrasound-guided intra-articular (IA) treatment with platelet-rich plasma (PRP) versus viscosupplementation (hyaluronic acid HA) in hip osteoarthritis. METHODS: A… Expand