DAS28

Rheumatoid Arthritis Flares Effectively Identified With OMERACT Tool

Rheumatoid Arthritis Flares Effectively Identified With OMERACT Tool

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The lack of a standard definition for disease flare made recognizing them complicated, but it's now easier thanks to a new and effective identification tool from OMERACT.

Methotrexate Response in RA may be Predicted by Gene Expression

Methotrexate Response in RA may be Predicted by Gene Expression

Increased baseline gene expression in peripheral blood may be associated with improved clinical response to methotrexate in rheumatoid arthritis.

Disease Activity on Foot MRI Despite Clinical Remission in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Disease Activity on Foot MRI Despite Clinical Remission in Rheumatoid Arthritis

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A sizeable percentage of patients with rheumatoid arthritis who are in clinical remission have evidence of disease activity on magnetic resonance imaging of the foot that is mostly affected.

Clinical Improvement not Always Indicative of Rheumatoid Arthritis Disease Progression

Clinical Improvement not Always Indicative of Rheumatoid Arthritis Disease Progression

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For every 5 patients with RAs displaying improved disease activity scores or remission by clinical criteria, 2 will exhibit disease progression on MRI.

Knee Osteoarthritis in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis and Disease Activity Evaluation

Knee Osteoarthritis in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis and Disease Activity Evaluation

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DAS28 were found to be significantly higher at baseline and at 12-month follow-up in a group of patients (n=9) with knee osteoarthritis.

Patient-Reported Outcomes Correlate With DAS28 Scores in RA

Patient-Reported Outcomes Correlate With DAS28 Scores in RA

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"Improved pain management should be explored in patients who report high disease activity."

Benefits of Intensive Pain Control in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis

Benefits of Intensive Pain Control in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Much of the disability associated with RA relates to the pain secondary to inflammatory joint inflammation.

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