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Prevalence of rheumatic diseases and associated outcomes in rural and urban communities in Bangladesh: a COPCORD study.
OBJECTIVE To estimate the burden of rheumatic disorders in adults (age >/= 15 yrs) in Bangladeshi rural and urban communities. METHODS The survey was carried out in a rural community, an urbanExpand
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Psychiatric morbidity, stressors, impact, and burden in juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is a chronic painful disorder conceivably with adverse psychological sequelae that might influence the outcome of the disease and its treatment. This study wasExpand
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Osteoarthritis of the knees in the COPCORD world
This paper examines and summarizes data on knee osteoarthritis (AO) in Community Oriented Program For Control Of Rheumatic Disorders (COPCORD) publications. A literature search was made throughExpand
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Development of a questionnaire for identification of the risk factors for osteoarthritis of the knees in developing countries. A pilot study in Iran and Bangladesh. An ILAR–COPCORD phase III study
Background:  Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most prevalent rheumatic disorders in the Asia‐Pacific region. Identification of modifiable risk factors is important for development of strategiesExpand
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Epidemiology of hypertension among Bangladeshi adults using the 2017 ACC/AHA Hypertension Clinical Practice Guidelines and Joint National Committee 7 Guidelines
In 2017, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) released updated guidelines on the definition of hypertension, and blood pressure thresholds for initiation ofExpand
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The prevalence and clinical characteristics of nonradiographic axial spondyloarthritis among patients with inflammatory back pain in rheumatology practices: a multinational, multicenter study
BackgroundPatients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS), who by definition have radiographic sacroiliitis, typically experience symptoms for a decade or more before being diagnosed. Yet, even patientsExpand
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Efficacy and safety of methotrexate in articular and cutaneous manifestations of systemic lupus erythematosus
Aim:  A prospective open‐label study comparing the efficacy and safety of methotrexate (MTX) and chloroquine (CQ) in articular and cutaneous manifestations of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
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The Bengali Short Form-36 was acceptable, reliable, and valid in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
OBJECTIVE To develop a culturally adapted Bengali version of the Short Form-36 (SF-36) Health Survey and to test its acceptability, reliability, and validity in patients with rheumatoid arthritisExpand
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Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies: from immunopathogenesis to new therapeutic targets
  • S. Haq, A. Tournadre
  • Biology, Medicine
  • International journal of rheumatic diseases
  • 19 September 2015
Pathogenesis of idiopathic inflammatory myositis (IIM) involves strong interactions between dendritic cells (DCs), activated Th1 and Th17 cells, B cells, muscle cells, genes and environment. LocalExpand
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Development, linguistic and clinimetric validation of the WOMAC® VA3.01 Bangla for Bangladesh Index
Abstract The aim of this study was to develop and to validate a Bengali version of the Western Ontario and McMaster Osteoarthritis (WOMAC®) index in Bangladesh. The WOMAC® was translated into theExpand
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