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Musculoskeletal ultrasound including definitions for ultrasonographic pathology.
Ultrasound (US) has great potential as an outcome in rheumatoid arthritis trials for detecting bone erosions, synovitis, tendon disease, and enthesopathy. It has a number of distinct advantages overExpand
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An introduction to the EULAR–OMERACT rheumatoid arthritis MRI reference image atlas
This article gives a short overview of the development and characteristics of the OMERACT rheumatoid arthritis MRI scoring system (RAMRIS), followed by an introduction to the use of the EULAR–OMERACTExpand
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Synovial membrane cytokine expression is predictive of joint damage progression in rheumatoid arthritis: a two-year prospective study (the DAMAGE study cohort).
OBJECTIVE The primary aim of this prospective 2-year study was to explain the wide variability in joint damage progression in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) from measures of pathologicExpand
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Minimal disease activity for rheumatoid arthritis: a preliminary definition.
Agreement on response criteria in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has allowed better standardization and interpretation of clinical trial reports. With recent advances in therapy, the proportion ofExpand
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The EULAR–OMERACT rheumatoid arthritis MRI reference image atlas: the metacarpophalangeal joints
This paper presents the metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joint magnetic resonance images of the EULAR–OMERACT rheumatoid arthritis MRI reference image atlas. The illustrations include synovitis in the MCPExpand
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Minimal Clinically Important Difference in Plain Films in RA : Group Discussions , Conclusions , and Recommendations
Analysis of progression of structural damage on an individual patient level in randomized controlled trials provides extra information in addition to the analysis on a group level. A cutoff level isExpand
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Smallest detectable difference in radiological progression.
Omeract IV started a discussion on the development of radiological response criteria in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Such criteria depend on the definition of what constitutes the minimum clinicallyExpand
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OMERACT Rheumatoid Arthritis Magnetic Resonance Imaging Studies. Exercise 3: an international multicenter reliability study using the RA-MRI Score.
We examined inter-reader agreement of the revised OMERACT 5 Rheumatoid Arthritis MRI Score (RAMRIS v3). Magnetic resonance (MR) images of 10 sets of metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joints 2-5 and 8 sets ofExpand
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The EULAR–OMERACT rheumatoid arthritis MRI reference image atlas: the wrist joint
This paper presents the wrist joint MR images of the EULAR–OMERACT rheumatoid arthritis MRI reference image atlas. Reference images for scoring synovitis, bone oedema, and bone erosions according toExpand
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Rheumatoid arthritis.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a complex disease that affects approximately 0.5% of the adult population worldwide, and occurs in 20-50 cases per 100 000 annually, mainly in women after their 40s. TheExpand
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