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OBJECTIVE To revise the content of the Functional Index in myositis (FI) and to evaluate measurement properties of a revised FI. METHODS Previously performed FI (n = 287) were analyzed for internal(More)
OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that oral creatine supplements with exercise are more effective than exercise alone in improving muscle function in patients with established dermatomyositis or(More)
OBJECTIVE To develop a disease-specific questionnaire for assessing limitations in activities of daily life, the Myositis Activities Profile (MAP), and to investigate its validity and reliability. (More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate the expression of microsomal prostaglandin E (PGE) synthase 1 (mPGES-1) and cyclooxygenase (COX) in muscle biopsies from patients with polymyositis or dermatomyositis before(More)