Desiree van der Heijde

Gianfranco Ferraccioli1
Ferdinand C Breedveld1
Jacques-Eric Gottenberg1
Xavier Mariette1
1Gianfranco Ferraccioli
1Ferdinand C Breedveld
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BACKGROUND Since initial approval for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), rituximab has been evaluated in clinical trials involving various populations with RA. Information has also been gathered from registries. This report therefore updates the 2007 consensus document on the use of rituximab in the treatment of RA. METHODS Preparation of this(More)
The assessment of joint space width (JSW) on hand X-ray images of patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a time-consuming task. Manual assessment is semiquantitative and is observer dependent which hinders an accurate evaluation of joint damage, particularly in the early stages. Automated analysis of the JSW is an important step forward since(More)
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