Ankylosing spondylitis

Feasibility of cardiovascular disease risk assessments in rheumatology outpatient clinics: Experiences from the nationwide NOCAR project

© 2018 Author(s). Published by BMJ. Objective The European League Against Rheumatism recommends implementing cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessments for patients with inflammatory joint diseases (IJDs) into clinical practice. Our goal was to …

Tumour necrosis factor inhibitor treatment and occurrence of anterior uveitis in ankylosing spondylitis: Results from the Swedish biologics register

© 2017 Published by the BMJ Publishing Group Limited. Objectives Tumour necrosis factor-á inhibitor (TNFi) treatment has been shown to reduce the rates of anterior uveitis (AU) in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS). Our objective was to …

Involvement of the multidisciplinary team and outcomes in inpatient rehabilitation among patients with inflammatory rheumatic disease

© 2016 Uhlig et al. Background: The last decades have for patients with inflammatory rheumatic diseases seen a shift towards more physically active rehabilitation programs, often provided as out-patients with less use of inpatient facilities. There …

Involvement of the multidisciplinary team and outcomes in inpatient rehabilitation among patients with inflammatory rheumatic disease Rehabilitation, physical therapy and occupational health

© 2016 Uhlig et al. Background: The last decades have for patients with inflammatory rheumatic diseases seen a shift towards more physically active rehabilitation programs, often provided as out-patients with less use of inpatient facilities. There …

Disease activity in ankylosing spondylitis and associations to markers of vascular pathology and traditional cardiovascular disease risk factors: A cross-sectional study

Objective. To compare the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and population controls, and to examine the associations between disease activity and CVD risk. Methods. A cross-sectional study was done of patients with …

Uveitis is associated with hypertension and atherosclerosis in patients with ankylosing spondylitis: A cross-sectional study

© 2014 Elsevier Inc. Objectives: Uveitis is the most common extra-articular manifestation in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS), but the literature describing AS patients with a history of uveitis is limited. The objective was to examine if a …