2010 Rheumatoid arthritis classification criteria: an American College of Rheumatology/European League Against Rheumatism collaborative initiative

  title={2010 Rheumatoid arthritis classification criteria: an American College of Rheumatology/European League Against Rheumatism collaborative initiative},
  author={D. Aletaha and T. Neogi and A. Silman and J. Funovits and D. Felson and Clifton O. Bingham and Neal S Birnbaum and G. Burmester and V. Bykerk and M. Cohen and B. Combe and K. Costenbader and M. Dougados and P. Emery and G. Ferraccioli and J. Hazes and K. Hobbs and T. Huizinga and A. Kavanaugh and J. Kay and T. Kvien and T. Laing and P. Mease and H. M{\'e}nard and L. Moreland and R. L. Naden and T. Pincus and J. Smolen and E. Stanisławska-Biernat and D. Symmons and P. Tak and Katherine S. Upchurch and J. Vencovsk{\'y} and F. Wolfe and G. Hawker},
  journal={Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases},
  pages={1580 - 1588}
  • D. Aletaha, T. Neogi, +32 authors G. Hawker
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases
  • Objective The 1987 American College of Rheumatology (ACR; formerly the American Rheumatism Association) classification criteria for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have been criticised for their lack of sensitivity in early disease. This work was undertaken to develop new classification criteria for RA. Methods A joint working group from the ACR and the European League Against Rheumatism developed, in three phases, a new approach to classifying RA. The work focused on identifying, among patients… CONTINUE READING
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