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Color Duplex Sonography for the Diagnosis, Management of Giant Cell Arteritis

Color Duplex Sonography for the Diagnosis, Management of Giant Cell Arteritis

The use of color duplex sonography for the diagnosis of patients with suspected giant cell arteritis is associated with high specificity and positive predictive value.

Giant Cell Arteritis Diagnosis in Glucocorticoid-Treated Patients: Utility of PET/CT

Giant Cell Arteritis Diagnosis in Glucocorticoid-Treated Patients: Utility of PET/CT

The utility of PET and CT imaging to complement temporal artery biopsy in patients with newly diagnosed giant cell arteritis who are receiving glucocorticoid therapy remains equivocal.

Predictive Value of Autoantibodies in Clinically Suspect Arthralgia and Risk for RA

Predictive Value of Autoantibodies in Clinically Suspect Arthralgia and Risk for RA

The presence of the certain autoantibodies accurately predicts a person's risk for progression from clinically suspect arthralgia to rheumatoid arthritis.

Patients With Osteoarthritic Knee Pain Benefit From Paracetamol

Patients With Osteoarthritic Knee Pain Benefit From Paracetamol

In patients with knee osteoarthritic pain, extended-release paracetamol may have a greater analgesic effect than placebo.

Real-World Data Validates Minimal Disease Activity Index in PsA

Real-World Data Validates Minimal Disease Activity Index in PsA

Overall improvements in rates of minimal disease activity are achieved in patients with PsA when they are treated with anti-tumor necrosis factor agents

New Assessment Tool Predicts Pediatric Fracture Risk

New Assessment Tool Predicts Pediatric Fracture Risk

A new bone assessment evaluates fracture risk in children.

Online Risk Calculator Proves Beneficial in Estimating Risks for Knee OA

Online Risk Calculator Proves Beneficial in Estimating Risks for Knee OA

Patients using a personalized risk calculator were guided to a more accurate perception of their knee OA risk.

Ultrasound-Detected Synovitis Predicts Short-term PsA Disease Flare

Ultrasound-Detected Synovitis Predicts Short-term PsA Disease Flare

The ability of Power Doppler Ultrasound to predict short-term psoriatic arthritis disease flare was investigated in a new study.

Disease Activity Evident on Foot MRI During Clinical Remission in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Disease Activity Evident on Foot MRI During Clinical Remission in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Our results demonstrate that a significant portion of patients classified as in clinical remission by DAS28 present some imaging findings suggesting disease activity in their clinical dominant foot

Assessing the Diagnostic Accuracy of MRI in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis

Assessing the Diagnostic Accuracy of MRI in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis

Researchers say that MRI of the hand and foot can be used in the early diagnostic process of RA in patients with UA.

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