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Risk factors for incident radiographic knee osteoarthritis in the elderly: the Framingham Study.
OBJECTIVE Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is highly prevalent, especially in the elderly. Preventive strategies require a knowledge of risk factors that precede disease onset. The present study wasExpand
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The incidence and natural history of knee osteoarthritis in the elderly. The Framingham Osteoarthritis Study.
OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence of radiographic knee osteoarthritis (OA) and symptomatic OA (symptoms plus radiographic OA), as well as the rate of progression of preexisting radiographic OA inExpand
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Do antioxidant micronutrients protect against the development and progression of knee osteoarthritis?
OBJECTIVE Cumulative damage to tissues, mediated by reactive oxygen species, has been implicated as a pathway that leads to many of the degenerative changes associated with aging. We hypothesizedExpand
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Assessment of radiographic progression in the spines of patients with ankylosing spondylitis treated with adalimumab for up to 2 years
IntroductionAnkylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic rheumatic disease associated with spinal inflammation that subsequently leads to progression of structural damage and loss of function. The fullyExpand
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Chronic osteomyelitis: bone and gallium scan patterns associated with active disease.
Bone and gallium scans are used to assess osteomyelitis patients with prior bone disease. To refine the criteria for interpreting these scans, the data from 136 consecutive patients with clinicallyExpand
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ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Stress (Fatigue/Insufficiency) Fracture, Including Sacrum, Excluding Other Vertebrae.
Stress fractures, including both fatigue and insufficiency types, are frequently encountered in clinical practice as a source of pain in both athletes and patients with predisposing conditions.Expand
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Long-term prospective trial of low-dose methotrexate in rheumatoid arthritis.
Twenty-six patients with severe rheumatoid arthritis who had completed a randomized crossover trial of methotrexate elected to continue to receive the drug in a long-term prospective study. At 36Expand
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Long-term prospective study of methotrexate in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. 84-month update.
OBJECTIVE To determine the long-term efficacy and safety of low-dose methotrexate (MTX) in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). METHODS Eighty-four-month open prospective trial at a single academicExpand
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Prognostic features of atlantoaxial subluxation in rheumatoid arthritis patients.
The clinical and radiographic findings of 194 patients with rheumatoid arthritis and atlantoaxial (C1-C2) subluxation and/or atlantoaxial impaction (AAI) were reviewed. The condition of most patientsExpand
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Enhancement of joint fluid with intravenously administered gadopentetate dimeglumine: technique, rationale, and implications.
This study reports findings on joint fluid enhancement after intravenous administration of gadopentetate dimeglumine. Ten subjects were studied: two asymptomatic volunteers and eight patients withExpand
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