From the Journals
Pulmonary function tests can’t substitute for high-resolution CT in early systemic sclerosis ILD screening
The results provide further evidence to show that high-resolution CT should be performed in all SSc patients to screen for the presence of ILD.
An artificial intelligence platform identified joint space narrowing in good agreement with human readers.
“It’s really striking to see that the number of [primary care] visits has plummeted. Because of our payment structure, that means incomes have...
“The takeaway here is that this type of exercise appears to be a highly effective therapy to reduce risk of osteoporotic fracture, since it...
“The point is to be able to differentiate between discoid lupus and its disease mimickers, which could be confused in enrollment in clinical...
In a German cohort study of 30 patients, the noninvasive test had high specificity but only moderate to poor sensitivity.
“The questionnaires are really critical for us to grade the severity and then properly order tests,” said Dr. Tracy M. Frech.
The ACR appears to be the first medical organization to review all the most current evidence to issue interim guidance with the expectations that...
A task force based the recommendations on a systematic literature review and two surveys of health professionals and patients to help form expert...
Adding belimumab to standard SLE treatment led to better renal function after 2 years in a multicenter, randomized, controlled trial with 446...
Data from the German TRheuMa registry suggest these events are generally mild or moderate, verifiable by CRP level and imaging (but not...