José Luis Andréu

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This article estimates the frequency of cardiovascular (CV) events that occurred after diagnosis in a large Spanish cohort of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and investigates the main risk factors for atherosclerosis. RELESSER is a nationwide multicenter, hospital-based registry of SLE patients. This is a cross-sectional study. Demographic(More)
OBJECTIVE To know rheumatologists' opinion on the usefulness of ultrasound in diagnostic and therapeutic decision making as applied to rheumatic diseases. MATERIAL AND METHODS A National survey was sent to all rheumatology units in hospitals with at least 200 beds. The questionnaire included: a) general data, b) purpose and most common areas of ultrasound(More)
BACKGROUND Spleen tyrosine kinase (Syk) is an important modulator of immune signaling. The objective of this phase 2 study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of R788, an oral inhibitor of Syk, in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis despite methotrexate therapy. METHODS We enrolled 457 patients who had active rheumatoid arthritis despite(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of our study was to characterize the neurophysiologic outcomes in a randomized clinical trial comparing local corticosteroid injection and decompressive surgery in idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome. METHODS Clinical and neurophysiologic assessments were done at baseline and 12 months after treatment. Four parameters were evaluated in the(More)
The aim of the study was to profile those patients included in the RELESSER registry with histologically proven renal involvement in order to better understand the current state of lupus nephritis (LN) in Spain. RELESSER-TRANS is a multicenter cross-sectional registry with an analytical component. Information was collected from the medical records of(More)
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