Why Basic Calcium Phosphate Crystals Should Be Targeted In the Treatment of Osteoarthritis

Why Basic Calcium Phosphate Crystals Should Be Targeted In the Treatment of Osteoarthritis

July 25, 2014 at 9:19 AM 0 comments

Claire-Louise Murphy, *Geraldine M. McCarthy Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Department of Rheumatology, Dublin, Ireland *Correspondence to g.mccarthy@ucd.ie Disclosure: Neither of the authors have any conflict of interest. Received: 04.04.14 Accepted: 09.05.14 Citation: EMJ Rheumatol. 2014;1:96-102. Abstract Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis and results in significant social,Read More

Extra-Articular Manifestations of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Now

Extra-Articular Manifestations of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Now

July 25, 2014 at 9:16 AM 0 comments

*Paloma Vela Section of Rheumatology, Hospital General University of Alicante; Department of Medicine, Miguel Hernández de Elche University, Alicante, Spain *Correspondence to palomavela62@gmail.com Disclosure: The author has received honoraria for lectures from Abbvie, Pfizer, Roche, Bristol-Myers Squibb, MSD, Lilly and UCB, and honoraria for participation in advisory boards from Roche,Read More

Antiphospholipid Syndrome Novel Therapies

Antiphospholipid Syndrome Novel Therapies

July 25, 2014 at 9:14 AM 0 comments

Mohamad Bittar, *Imad Uthman Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon *Correspondence to iuthman@aub.edu.lb Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest Received: 13.03.14 Accepted: 12.05.14 Citation: EMJ Rheumatol. 2014;1:113-121. Abstract Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is an autoimmune disease characterised by arterial and/or venous thrombosis, recurrent pregnancy loss,Read More