Psoriatic Arthritis: A Review

Psoriatic Arthritis: A Review

July 26, 2016 at 8:21 AM 0 comments

*Farrouq Mahmood,1 Philip Helliwell2 1. Rheumatology Specialist Registrar, Dewsbury District Hospital, North Kirklees, UK 2. Consultant and Senior Lecturer in Rheumatology, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK *Correspondence to farrouqmahmood@doctors.org.uk Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 08.03.16 Accepted: 16.06.16 Citation: EMJ Rheumatol.Read More

Therapies in the Pipeline for Systemic Autoimmune Diseases

Therapies in the Pipeline for Systemic Autoimmune Diseases

July 26, 2016 at 8:20 AM 0 comments

*Juan Felipe Betancur,1 Jose Fernando Molina,2 Gabriel J. Tobón3 1. Department of Internal Medicine, Clínica Medellín, Medellin, Colombia 2. Rheumatology Department, Reumalab-centro integral de reumatología, CES University, School of Medicine, Medellín, Colombia 3. Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Fundación Valle del Lili Cali, Colombia, ICESI University, School ofRead More

Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies; Association with Overlap Myositis and Syndromes: Classification, Clinical Characteristics, and Associated Autoantibodies

Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies; Association with Overlap Myositis and Syndromes: Classification, Clinical Characteristics, and Associated Autoantibodies

July 26, 2016 at 8:19 AM 0 comments

*Pari Basharat University of Western Ontario, Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, London, Ontario, Canada *Correspondence to Pari.Basharat@sjhc.london.on.ca Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 16.02.16 Accepted: 12.04.16 Citation: EMJ Rheumatol. 2016;3[1]:128-135. Abstract Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIM) are traditionally identified as a group of disorders that targetRead More

American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals (ACR/ARHP) 2015 Meeting Highlights:  New Data on Canakinumab

American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals (ACR/ARHP) 2015 Meeting Highlights: New Data on Canakinumab

April 21, 2016 at 8:34 AM 0 comments

*Caroline Charles Scilink Medical Writing, Biarritz, France *Correspondence to scilink.mw@gmail.com Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest. Support: The publication of this article was funded by Novartis. The views and opinions expressed are those of the authors and not necessarily of Novartis. Received: 25.11.15  Accepted: 19.04.16 Citation: EMJRead More

From Bench to Bedside: Targeting the IL-1β Pathway in Autoinflammatory Diseases

From Bench to Bedside: Targeting the IL-1β Pathway in Autoinflammatory Diseases

April 21, 2016 at 8:32 AM 0 comments

This symposium took place on 1st October 2015 as part  of ISSAID 2015: the International Society of Systemic Auto-inflammatory Diseases’ 8th International Congress of Familial Mediterranean Fever and Systemic Auto-inflammatory Diseases in Dresden, Germany Chairperson: Gerd Horneff1 Speakers: Angelo Ravelli,2 Jasmin B Kümmerle-Deschner,3 Fabrizio De Benedetti4 1. Asklepios Clinic, Sankt Augustin, Germany 2.Read More

IL-17 Inhibition: Emerging Perspectives in the Future Management of Axial Spondyloarthritis

IL-17 Inhibition: Emerging Perspectives in the Future Management of Axial Spondyloarthritis

July 28, 2015 at 9:49 AM 0 comments

This symposium took place on 12th June 2015 as part of EULAR 2015, the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology representing the official annual meeting of the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR), in Rome, Italy Chairperson: Atul Deodhar1 Speakers: Dirk Elewaut,2 Dominique Baeten,3 Xenofon Baraliakos4 1. Oregon Health and Science University,Read More

IL-17 Inhibition in Spondyloarthritis: A Targeted Approach in Psoriatic Arthritis

IL-17 Inhibition in Spondyloarthritis: A Targeted Approach in Psoriatic Arthritis

July 28, 2015 at 9:42 AM 0 comments

This symposium took place on 10th June 2015 as part of EULAR 2015, the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology representing the official annual meeting of the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR), in Rome, Italy Chairperson: Philip Mease1 Speakers: Erik Lubberts,2 Iain McInnes,3 Désirée van der Heijde4 1. Swedish Hospital MedicalRead More

Pregnancy in Chronic Arthritis: Only a Matter of Planning

Pregnancy in Chronic Arthritis: Only a Matter of Planning

July 28, 2015 at 9:32 AM 0 comments

*Paloma Vela Sección de Reumatología, Hospital General Universitario de Alicante; Departamento de Medicina, Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche, Alicante, Spain *Correspondence to palomavela62@gmail.com Disclosure: The author has received support for assistance to scientific meetings from AbbVie, Pfizer, and Roche; honoraria for consulting and delivering of presentations from AbbVie, BMS, MSD,Read More

Obesity and Osteoarthritis:  More Than Just Mechanics

Obesity and Osteoarthritis: More Than Just Mechanics

July 28, 2015 at 9:30 AM 0 comments

*Richard Conway,1,2 Geraldine M. McCarthy1 1. Department of Rheumatology, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland 2. University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland *Correspondence to drrichardconway@gmail.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 20.01.15 Accepted: 18.03.15 Citation: EMJ Rheumatol. 2015;2[1]:75-83. Abstract Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form ofRead More

Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma of the Foot in a Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma of the Foot in a Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis

July 28, 2015 at 9:27 AM 0 comments

Anna Litwic,1 Madeleine Sampson,2 Vipul Foria,3 *Elaine Dennison1 1. MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, Rheumatology Department, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Southampton, UK 2. Radiology Department, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Southampton, UK 3. Histopathology Department, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Southampton, UK *Correspondence to emd@mrc.soton.ac.uk Disclosure: TheRead More