Tetsuo Takanashi

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The objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of golimumab (GLM) in Japanese patients with active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) for 1 year. Nineteen patients were enrolled; 9 were randomized to the placebo (PBO) + methotrexate (MTX), GLM 50 mg + MTX, or GLM 100 mg + MTX therapy group; and 10 were randomized to the PBO, GLM 50 mg, or GLM 100 mg therapy(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate histological features of deposited amyloid in the synovial tissue and its clinical significance in knee joint osteoarthritis (OA) patients. METHODS We prospectively enrolled 232 consecutive patients who underwent arthroplasty or total replacement of the knee joint for treatment of OA. Congo red staining and immunohistochemistry(More)
We report a patient with Buerger's disease (BD) who showed painful nodular erythema with livedo reticularis as an initial symptom. The patient developed this cutaneous manifestation in both lower extremities, and a skin biopsy demonstrated perivascular infiltration of mononuclear cells in the border zone between the dermis and subcutaneous tissue. Both(More)
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