Baptiste Glace

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BACKGROUND Non-brucellar and non-tuberculous infectious sacroiliitis (ISI) is a rare disease, with misleading clinical signs that delay diagnosis. Most observations are based on isolated case reports or small case series. Our aim was to describe the clinical, bacteriological, and radiological characteristics of ISI, as well as the evolution of these(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the influence of several factors (rheumatoid factor [RF], anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide [anti-CCP], serum Ig level, and Epstein-Barr virus [EBV] load) on clinical response to rituximab (RTX) after 6 months in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients. METHODS Sixty-four patients receiving RTX (two 1-gm doses 2 weeks apart) for active RA(More)
BACKGROUND Systemic inflammation plays an important role in the increased cardiac risk observed in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Effective control of inflammation and disease activity may be of benefit in reducing cardiovascular risk in RA patients. OBJECTIVE Our study was conducted in patients with active RA to investigate the effects of 24-week abatacept(More)
BACKGROUND The script concordance test (SCT) is a method for assessing clinical reasoning of medical students by placing them in a context of uncertainty such as they will encounter in their future daily practice. Script concordance testing is going to be included as part of the computer-based national ranking examination (iNRE).This study was designed to(More)
UNLABELLED Among occupational risk factors of recurrence, chronicity and no return to work in low back pain, poor job satisfaction is the only high evidence-based factor. OBJECTIVE To find out any validated questionnaire usable to assess job satisfaction in low back pain patients, both in clinical practice and research setting. METHOD A systematic(More)
PURPOSE Transverse fractures of the spine are rare. They occur in ankylosed spine and may lead to neurological complications. We report a series of 18 cases observed in 17 patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS). The objective of this study were to describe the clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic features of our series and to compare our results with(More)
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