Items for developing revised classification criteria in systemic sclerosis: Results of a consensus exercise.

@article{Fransen2012ItemsFD,
  title={Items for developing revised classification criteria in systemic sclerosis: Results of a consensus exercise.},
  author={Jaap Fransen and Sindhu R Johnson and Frank H. J. van den Hoogen and Murray Baron and Dani{\"e}l E Blockmans and Patricia Eugenia Carreira and L{\'a}szl{\'o} Czirj{\'a}k and Christopher P. Denton and Oliver Distler and Daniel E. Furst and Armando Gabrielli and Ariane Herrick and Murat Inanç and Christine Hand Jones and Otylia M Kowal-Bielecka and Thomas A Jr Medsger and Ulf Mueller-Ladner and Gabriela Riemekasten and Stanislaw Sierakowski and Gabriele Valentini and D. R. Veale and Madelon Clementina Vonk and Ulrich A. Walker and Lorinda Chung and Philip Jameson Clements and David H. Collier and Mary Ellen Csuka and Sergio Jim{\'e}nez and Peter A. Merkel and James R. Seibold and Richard M. Silver and Virginia D. Steen and Alan Tyndall and Marco Matucci-Cerinic and Janet E Pope and Dinesh Khanna},
  journal={Arthritis care & research},
  year={2012},
  volume={64 3},
  pages={
          351-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Classification criteria for systemic sclerosis (SSc; scleroderma) are being updated. Our objective was to select a set of items potentially useful for the classification of SSc using consensus procedures, including the Delphi and nominal group techniques (NGT). METHODS Items were identified through 2 independent consensus exercises performed by the Scleroderma Clinical Trials Consortium and the European League Against Rheumatism Scleroderma Trials and Research Group. The first-round… CONTINUE READING
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