Disease activity

Clinical and ultrasound remission after 6 months of treat-to-target therapy in early rheumatoid arthritis: Associations to future good radiographic and physical outcomes

© Author(s) (or their employer(s)) 2018. No commercial re-use. See rights and permissions. Published by BMJ. Objective: To explore associations between remission, based on clinical and ultrasound definitions, and future good radiographic and physical …

Predicting achievement of the treatment targets at 6 months from 3-month response levels in rheumatoid arthritis: Data from real-life follow-up in the NOR-DMARD study

© © Author(s) (or their employer(s)) 2018. Re-use permitted under CC BY-NC. No commercial re-use. See rights and permissions. Published by BMJ. Objective When initiating a new therapy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), current treatment …

Predictors of sustained remission in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis treated according to an aggressive treat-to-target protocol

© The Author(s) 2018. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the British Society for Rheumatology. All rights reserved. Objectives. To study prognostic factors for achievement of sustained remission in early RA patients receiving …

First step in the development of an ultrasound joint inflammation score for rheumatoid arthritis using a data-driven approach

© Published by the BMJ Publishing Group Limited. Objectives To develop and validate candidate sets of joints and tendons for assessment of ultrasound (US) joint inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Methods Patients were included in one of two …

Disease activity and left ventricular structure in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

© The Author 2014. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the British Society for Rheumatology. All rights reserved. Objective. Increased left ventricular (LV) wall thickness/internal diameter ratio (relative wall thickness) was recently …

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 …