Pedro Zarco

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OBJECTIVE To determine the first signs and symptoms, and the clinical, biological and radiological characteristics of patients with early SpA. METHODS A total of 150 SpA patients were selected from 2367 listed in REGISPONSER (Registro Español de Espondiloartritis de la Sociedad Española de Reumatología). The inclusion criterion was a disease course of(More)
INTRODUCTION Chronic back pain (CBP) is frequently the presenting symptom in patients with suspected axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA). Presence of sacroiliitis on magnetic-resonance-imaging (MRI) or HLA-B27 adds to diagnostic certainty. However, these costly tests cannot be applied in all patients with CBP. This study aims to investigate which SpA features(More)
OBJECTIVE To present the usefulness of a centralized system of data collection for the development of an international multicentre registry of SpA. METHOD The originality of this registry consists in the creation of a virtual network of researchers in a computerized Internet database. From its conception, the registry was meant to be a dynamic acquiring(More)
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