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  • Josef S Smolen, Robert Landewé, +32 authors Désirée M van der Heijde
  • Medicine
  • Annals of the rheumatic diseases
  • 2010 (First Publication: 1 June 2010)
  • Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may differ among rheumatologists and currently, clear and consensual international recommendations on RA treatment are not available. In this paperContinue Reading
  • Josef S Smolen, Robert Landewé, +46 authors Désirée M van der Heijde
  • Medicine
  • Annals of the rheumatic diseases
  • 2017 (First Publication: 1 June 2010)
  • Recent insights in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) necessitated updating the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) RA management recommendations. A large international Task Force based decisions onContinue Reading
  • Daniel Aletaha, Tuhina Neogi, +32 authors Gillian Hawker
  • Medicine
  • Arthritis and rheumatism
  • 2010 (First Publication: 1 September 2010)
  • OBJECTIVE The 1987 American College of Rheumatology (ACR; formerly, the American Rheumatism Association) classification criteria for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have been criticized for their lack ofContinue Reading
  • George Wells, J. Becker, +5 authors Piet van Riel
  • Medicine
  • Annals of the rheumatic diseases
  • 2009 (First Publication: 19 May 2008)
  • OBJECTIVE To validate and compare the definition of the Disease Activity Score 28 based on C-reactive protein (DAS28 (CRP)) to the definition based on erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR). METHODSContinue Reading
  • David T Felson, Josef S. Smolen, +41 authors Maarten Boers
  • Medicine
  • Annals of the rheumatic diseases
  • 2011 (First Publication: 1 March 2011)
  • OBJECTIVE Remission in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an increasingly attainable goal, but there is no widely used definition of remission that is stringent but achievable and could be appliedContinue Reading
  • Josef S Smolen, Ferdinand C. Breedveld, +40 authors Désirée M van der Heijde
  • Medicine
  • Annals of the rheumatic diseases
  • 2016 (First Publication: 12 May 2015)
  • Background Reaching the therapeutic target of remission or low-disease activity has improved outcomes in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) significantly. The treat-to-target recommendations,Continue Reading
  • Daniel Aletaha, Valerie P K Nell, +4 authors Josef S Smolen
  • Medicine
  • Arthritis research & therapy
  • 2005 (First Publication: 7 April 2005)
  • IntroductionFrequent assessments of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) disease activity allow timely adaptation of therapy, which is essential in preventing disease progression. However, values of acute phaseContinue Reading
  • Daniel Aletaha, Michael M. Ward, Klaus Peter Machold, Valerie P K Nell, Tanja Alexandra Stamm, Josef S. Smolen
  • Medicine
  • Arthritis and rheumatism
  • 2005 (First Publication: 1 September 2005)
  • OBJECTIVE Several composite scores are available to assess the activity of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Criteria for remission and active RA based on these continuous scores are important for use inContinue Reading