Rubén Burgos-Vargas

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During the last few years, we have achieved a good deal of knowledge on the epidemiology of the rheumatic diseases in the world. Along with recent studies on the prevalence of rheumatic diseases such as osteoarthritis (OA), regional pain syndromes (RRPS), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), spondyloarthritides (SpA) mainly ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and psoriatic(More)
We aimed to develop evidence-based multinational recommendations for the diagnosis and management of gout. Using a formal voting process, a panel of 78 international rheumatologists developed 10 key clinical questions pertinent to the diagnosis and management of gout. Each question was investigated with a systematic literature review. Medline, Embase,(More)
Prolactin has different functions, including cytokine secretion and inhibition of the suppressor effect of regulatory T (Treg) cells in healthy individuals. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disease characterized by defects in the functions of B, T, and Treg cells. Prolactin plays an important role in the physiopathology of SLE. Our(More)
The aim of this study was to determine the levels of leptin (Lep) and adiponectin (AdipoQ) in patients with gout and its relationship with joint inflammatory data and/or with metabolic syndrome (MetS) variables, during 1 year follow-up.Forty-one patients (40 males) with gout diagnosis, attending for the first time to a rheumatology department, were(More)
Objective To compare the performance of 4 sets of criteria for clinical response evaluation in JIA patients. Methods An observational study of a non-selected cohort of JIA patients in the outpatient clinic was conducted. Four sets of criteria: DAS, DAS28, CDAI and SDAI were evaluated and compared with the ACR-Ped-30 and the clinician judgment of response(More)
Objective To evaluate the responsiveness of 4 sets of criteria for clinical response evaluation and the ACR-Ped-30 variables in a non-selected cohort of patients with JIA. Methods An observational study of a non-selected cohort of 50 JIA patients in the outpatient clinic was conducted. Four sets of criteria: DAS, DAS28, CDAI and SDAI and the variables of(More)
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