Stephanie Finzel

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OBJECTIVE To analyse the role of multibiomarker disease activity (MBDA) score in predicting disease relapses in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in sustained remission who tapered disease modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD) therapy in RETRO, a prospective randomised controlled trial. METHODS MBDA scores (scale 1-100) were determined based on 12(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to determine the factors, including markers of bone resorption and bone formation, which determine catabolic and anabolic periarticular bone changes in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). METHODS Forty RA patients received high-resolution peripheral quantitative computed tomography (HR-pQCT) analysis of the(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether trabecular and cortical bone structure differ between patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and psoriatic arthritis (PsA). So far, no study has performed a detailed comparative analysis of bone structure in patients with RA and PsA. METHODS 110 patients (60 RA, 50 PsA) received high-resolution peripheral quantitative CT(More)
BACKGROUND Intra-ventricular hemorrhage (IVH) is a frequent cause of shunt-dependent hydrocephalus. The management of IVH in preterm babies remains a challenge both for neonatologists and pediatric neurosurgeons, compounded by the lack of low-risk, validated therapy techniques. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and safety of(More)
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