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  • Ram Kumar Chowdary Venigalla, Theresa Tretter, +6 authors Hanns-Martin Lorenz
  • Medicine
  • Arthritis and rheumatism
  • 2008 (First Published: 1 July 2008)
  • OBJECTIVE CD4+,CD25high regulatory T (Treg) cells play a crucial role in the maintenance of self tolerance and prevention of organ-specific autoimmunity. The presence of many in vivo-preactivatedContinue Reading
  • Farah Tamirou, David P D'cruz, +38 authors René Westhovens
  • Medicine
  • Annals of the rheumatic diseases
  • 2016 (First Published: 1 March 2016)
  • OBJECTIVE To report the 10-year follow-up of the MAINTAIN Nephritis Trial comparing azathioprine (AZA) and mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) as maintenance therapy of proliferative lupus nephritis, and toContinue Reading
  • Christoph Fiehn, Yaser Hajjar, Kathrin Mueller, Rüdiger Waldherr, Anthony D. Ho, Konrad Andrassy
  • Medicine
  • Annals of the rheumatic diseases
  • 2003 (First Published: 1 May 2003)
  • OBJECTIVE To evaluate the differences in the outcome of lupus nephritis diagnosed either in the 1980s or the 1990s in Heidelberg, Germany. METHODS Fifteen patients with biopsy confirmed lupusContinue Reading
  • B. Heilig, Christoph Fiehn, Manfred Brockhaus, Harald Gallati, Antonio Pezzutto, Werner Hunstein
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Clinical Immunology
  • 1993 (First Published: 1 September 1993)
  • Two TNF binding proteins have been characterized as soluble fragments of TNF receptors. We measured the plasma concentrations of soluble type A (p75) and type B (p55) TNF receptors in patients withContinue Reading
  • Friederike Mackensen, Eva Jakob, +8 authors Matthias D. Becker
  • Medicine
  • American journal of ophthalmology
  • 2013 (First Published: 1 September 2013)
  • PURPOSE To compare interferon (IFN) beta with methotrexate (MTX) in the treatment of intermediate uveitis with macular edema. DESIGN Monocentric, prospective, randomized, controlled clinical trial.Continue Reading
  • Pia Moinzadeh, Elisabeth Aberer, +68 authors Andrea Himsel
  • Medicine
  • Annals of the rheumatic diseases
  • 2015 (First Published: 1 April 2015)
  • BACKGROUND Systemic sclerosis (SSc)-overlap syndromes are a very heterogeneous and remarkable subgroup of SSc-patients, who present at least two connective tissue diseases (CTD) at the same time,Continue Reading