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- Angiogenesis in inflammation 2008, Springer
- Ankylosing spondylitis 2011, SpringerOverview of ankylosing spondylitis -- Clinical manifestations of ankylosing spondylitis -- Diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis -- Imaging in ankylosing spondylitis -- Management of ankylosing spondylitis -- Socioeconomic aspects of ankylosing spondylitis.
- Ankylosing spondylitis and Klebsiella 2013, SpringerAnkylosing spondylitis and Klebsiella is a comprehensive and informative text on the cause of Ankylosing spondylitis. Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a condition which affects 20 million people worldwide and is likely caused or initiated by a bowel infection from Klebsiella bacteria. When a patient is infected by Klebsiella bacteria, his or her immune system will make antibodies against all the antigens or molecules found in the microbe. Because some of the bacterial antigens resemble self tissues, the anti-bacterial antibodies will attack not only the bacteria but also the self tissues such as the joints and the cells having the same HLA molecules, which is how the disease AS starts. This is the concept of molecular similarity or "molecular mimicry" which previously has been found to work in two other autoimmune diseases; rheumatic fever and rheumatoid arthritis. The first paper on this subject was published in 1976 and since then over 100 papers on rheumatological topics have been published, from Prof Ebringer's group, at the Division of Life Sciences, King's College in London, UK. The relevant information from these papers is extracted and presented in this book format making it accessible to health professionals, research institutions, pharmaceutical companies and universities and the general public.
- Antiphospholipid syndrome 2012, SpringerPart 1.History of Antiphospholipid Syndrome --1.Overview of the Last 25 Years and 13 International Congresses on Antiphospholipid Antibodies /Eon Nigel Harris and Silvia S. Pierangeli --Part II.Basic Science Aspects of Antiphospholipid Syndrome --2. What is the Oirgin of Antiphospholipid Antibodies? /Rohan Willis, Yehuda Shoenfeld, Silvia S. Pierangeli and Miri Blank --3.What is the Genetics of Antiphospholipid Antibodies/Syndrome? /Thomas L. Ortel, Pier Luigi Meroni, Marta E. Alarcón-Riquelme, Maria O. Borghi and Joan T. Merrill --4.What is the Mechanism(s) of Antiphospholipid Antibody-Mediated Thrombosis? /Rohan Willis, Ian P. Giles, Pojen P. Chen, Chary López-Pedrera and María José Cuadrado, and Silvia S. Pierangeli --5.What is the Mechanism(s) of Antiphospholipid Antibody-Mediated Pregnancy Morbidity? /Vikki M. Abrahams, Maria O. Borghi, Pier Luigi Meroni, Jacob H. Rand, Elena Raschi, Jane E. Salmon, Francesco Tedesco, and Angela Tincani --6.What are the Target Cells and Receptors that are Recognized by Antiphospholipid Antibodies? /Philip G. de Groot, Elena Raschi, Keith R. McCrae, Silvia S. Pierangeli, Panayiotis G. Vlachoyiannopoulos, and Rolf T. Urbanus --Part 3.13th Iinternational Congress on Antiphospholid Antibodies Task Force Reports --7.Task Force Report on "Criteria" Antiphospholipid Antibody Tests /Robert A. S. Roubey and Silvia S. Pierangeli --8.Task Force Report on "Non-criteria" Antiphospholipid Antibody Tests /Maria Laura Bertolaccini, Olga Amengual, Tatsuya Atsumi, Walter L. Binder, William H. Kutteh, Bas de Laat, [and others] --9.Task Force Report on Obstetric Antiphospholipid Syndrome /D. Ware Branch, Benjamin Leader and Carl A. Laskin --10.Task Force Report on Brain Involvement in Antiphospholipid Syndrome /Joab Chapman, Eyal Muscal and Robin L. Brey --11.Task Force Report on the Management of Thrombosis in Antiphospholipid Syndrome /Guillermo Ruiz-Irastorza, Vittorio Pengo, Maria G. Tektonidou, Ioana Ruiz-Arruza, María José Cuadrado, and Munther A. Khamashta --12.Task Force Report on Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome /Gerard Espinosa, Horacio Berman, Doruk Erkan and Ricard Cervera --13.Task Force Report on Non-criteria Manifestations: Thrombocytopenia /Gabriela Hernández-Molina, Xavier López-Karpovitch, Emilio B. González and Antonio R. Cabral --14.Task Force Report on Non-criteria Manifestations: Nephropathy /Maria G. Tektonidou, Horacio E. Adrogué and Smita Vaidya --15.Task Force Report on Non-criteria Manifestations: Cardiac Valve Disease /Gerard Espinosa, Lucía Fernández de Orueta, Elena Lluch, María Ángeles Polvorosa, Sandra Soro, and Ricard Cervera --16.Task Force Report on Non-criteria Manifestations: Skin /Michal Solomon, Yehuda Shoenfeld and Gisele Zandman-Goddard --17.Task Force Report on Antiphospholipid Syndrome Clinical Research /Doruk Erkan, Silvia S. Pierangeli and Michael D. Lockshin --Part 4.Future of Antiphospholipid Syndrome --18.What are the Potential Future Treatments in Antiphospholipid Syndrome? /Doruk Erkan, Anisur Rahman, Hannah Cohen, Samuel J. Machin and Silvia S. Pierangeli --19.Remembrances of Predictions Past /Michael D. Lockshin --Part 5.Antiphospholipid Syndrome for Patients --20.What Should Patients Know about Antiphospholipid Antibodies and Antiphospholipid Syndrome? /Doruk Erkan, Lindsay Lally and Michael D. Lockshin.
- Arthritis 2011, CRCnetBASESection I. Overview and pathophysiology -- 1. An overview on rheumatologic disorders / S. Kumar and Rajiva Gupta -- 2. Pathogenesis of osteoarthritis / Allen P. Anandarajah -- 3. Biomarkers in osteoarthritis / Muneaki Ishijima, Hisashi Kurosawa, Haruka Kaneko, Kazuo Kaneko -- 4. Rheumatoid arthritis: disease pathophysiology / Ankit Saxena, Smriti K. Raychaudhuri -- 5. Osteoclasts and interleukin-17-producing helper T cells in rheumatoid arthritis / Kazuo Okamoto, Hiroshi Takayanagi -- 6. WNT/β-Catenin signaling modulating osteoarthritis / Maripat Corr -- 7. Psoriatic arthritis: epidemiology, risk factors, and quality of life / Arathi R. Setty -- Section II. Consequences -- 8. Arthritis, obesity, increased cardiovascular risk, and disability / Shampa Chatterjee -- Section III. Antiarthritic drugs -- 9. An Overview: use of traditional antiarthritic drugs and update on drug development / Gabriela Schmajuk, Michael G. Lyon -- 10. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs / Anand Lal, Seeta Sharma -- 11. Biologics: target-specific treatment of systemic and cutaneous autoimmune diseases / Siba P. Raychaudhuri and Smriti K. Raychaudhuri -- 12. Topical applications for pain and arthritic diseases / Norifumi Tanida, Kotaro Maekawa, Masaru Nakanishi -- 13. Hyaluronic acid and arthritis: a review / Michele Abate -- 14. Hyaluronan for the treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis / Toshiaki Nakano, Yasufumi Takahashi -- Section IV. Natural therapeutic interventions -- 15. Immunomodulatory activities of Japanese traditional medicines in rheumatoid arthritis / Toshiaki Kogure -- 16. An Overview on natural therapeutic interventions / Stanley Naguwa -- 17. Potential health benefits from nutrition and dietary supplements in the prevention of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis / Cathy Creger Rosenbaum -- 18. Antiarthritic potential of glucosamine and chondroitin: an overview / Michael W. Orth, Pooi-See Chan -- 19. An Overview on N-Acetylglucosamine and arthritis / Daiki Kubomura, Uzuka Naoaki, Yoshiharu Matahira -- 20. Hexosamine flux and the efficacy and safety of glucosamine in the treatment of osteoarthritis / Akhtar Afshan Ali, William Salminen, Julian E. Leakey -- 21. Safety and efficacy of a unique undenatured type II collagen in the treatment of arthritis / Ramesh C. Gupta, Hiroyoshi Moriyama, Manashi Bagchi, Francis C. Lau, Debasis Bagchi -- 22. Targeting inflammatory pathways by nutraceuticals for prevention and treatment of arthritis / Bokyung Sung, Gautam Sethi, Kwang Seok Ahn, Manoj K. Pandey, Ajaikumar B. Kunnumakkara, Bharat B. Aggarwal -- 23. Boswellia serrata for arthritis relief: a journey from frankincense to aflapin and 5-Loxin / Alluri Venkata Krishnaraju, Krishanu Sengupta, Golakoti Trimurtulu -- 24. Utilization of marine products in the treatment and prevention of osteoarthritis / Tadakazu Tamai, Ayako Honmura, Hisashi Yoshioka, Tatsuya Konishi, Shisei Kuninaga, Hiroshi Oda, Akinori Sakamoto, Tsuyoshi Okada -- 25. Benefits of fish oil for rheumatoid arthritis: a review / Christine Dawczynski, Gerhard Jahreis -- 26. Potential health benefits of n-3 and -6 fatty acids in selected plant seed oils in rheumatoid arthritis / Hiroyuki Takeuchi, Hiroyoshi Moriyama, Debasis Bagchi -- 27. Antiarthritic potential of bromelain from Ananas comosus and its combination / Dilip Ghosh -- 28. Anti-inflammatory properties of Zingiber officinale var. rubra (red ginger extract) / Hiroshi Shimoda -- 29. Benefits of radix Tripterygium wilfordii for rheumatoid arthritis / Xiaojuan He, Shaohua Xu, Miao Jiang, Na Lin, Aiping Lu -- 30. Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA): a review of its preclinical use in the management of osteoarthritis / Kai Huang, Hai-li-Cai, Chun Zhang, Xiao-wen Zhang, Li-dong Wu, Li-feng Shen, and Qiao-feng Guo -- 31. Antiarthritic potential of green-lipped mussel and other marine-based nutraceuticals / Wendy Pearson, Michael I. Lindinger -- 32. Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anticatabolic potential of rosmarinic acid and high-rosmarinic acid mint (Mentha Spicata) in osteoarthritis Wendy Pearson, Michael I. Lindinger -- 33. Potential health benefits of orally administered hyaluronan in alleviating knee joint pain / Tomoyuki Kanemitsu, Akira Asari -- 34. Pycnogenol - a nutraceutical for osteoarthritis / Om P. Gulati -- Section V. Orthopedic approach -- 35. Total knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis / Shuichi Matsuda, Hiromasa Miura, Yukihide Iwamoto -- Section VI. Nonpharmacologic interventions -- 36. Physical exercise for osteoarthritis of the knee: main modality of treatment and possible use for prevention / Hisashi Kurosawa -- 37. Acupuncture for the treatment of arthritis / Hi-Joon Park, Hyangsook Lee -- 38. Rehabilitative strategies for arthritis: physical, agents, exercise, and prosthesis therapies / Nobuyuki Kawate, Mitsumasa Yoda, Naomi Yoshioka, Masazumi Mizuma -- 39. Rehabilitation for arthritis: daily life guidelines / Fumihito Kasai, Masazumi Mizuma -- Section VII. Commentary -- 40. Arthritis, aging society, exercise, nutrition, and other precautionary measures / Siba P. Raychaudhuri, Hiroyoshi Moriyama, Debasis Bagchi.
- Arthritis and allied conditions. 15th ed. 2005, OvidSect. I. Introduction to the study of the rheumatic diseases -- Sect. II. Scientific basis for the study of the rheumatic diseases -- Sect. III. Therapeutic approaches in the rheumatic diseases -- Sect. IV. Surgical intervention in the rheumatic diseases -- Sect. V. Rheumatoid arthritis -- Sect. VI. Other inflammatory arthritis syndromes -- Sect. VII. Systemic rheumatic diseases -- Sect. VIII. Vasculitis and related diseases -- Sect. IX. Miscellaneous rheumatic diseases -- Sect. X. Regional disorders of joints and related structures -- Sect. XI. Osteoarthritis -- Sect. XII. Metabolic bone and joint diseases -- Sect. XIII. Infectious arthritis.
- Arthritis in black and white. 3rd ed. 2012, ScienceDirectImaging techniques and modalities -- Evaluation of the hand film -- Approach to the foot -- Approach to the hip -- Approach to the knee -- Approach to the shoulder -- The sacroiliac joint -- The "phytes" of the spine -- Radiographic changes observed in a specific articular disease -- Rheumatoid arthritis -- Psoriatic arthritis -- Reactive disease -- Ankylosing spondylitis -- Osteoarthritis -- Neuropathic osteoarthropathy -- Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis -- Gout -- Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal deposition disease -- Hydroxyapatite deposition disease -- Miscellaneous deposition diseases -- Collagen vascular diseases (connective tissue diseases) -- Juvenile idiopathic arthritis -- Hemophilia -- Mass-like arthropathies.
- Arthritis research v. 1-2, 2007, Springer Protocolsv. 2, 2007 Springer Protocols
- Atlas of psoriatic arthritis 2007, Springer
- Basics of musculoskeletal ultrasound 2013, SpringerIntroduction -- Understanding Accreditation and Certification in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound -- Choosing Ultrasound Equipment -- Knobology -- Tissue Scanning -- Hand and Fingers -- Wrist -- Elbow -- Shoulder -- Foot and Toes -- Ankle -- Knee -- Hip -- Groin -- Ultrasound Guidance of Injections -- Rheumatologic Findings.
- Behçet's syndrome 2010, SpringerIntroduction: dedicated Mondays and an acquaintance-based view of Behçet's syndrome -- History and diagnosis -- Epidemiology of Behçet's syndrome and regional differences in disease expression -- The mucocutaneous manifestations of pathergy reaction in Behçet's disease -- Eye disease in Behçet's syndrome -- Behçet's syndrome and the nervous system -- Vascular disease in Behçet's syndrome -- Endothelial dysfunction and atherosclerosis in Behçet's syndrome -- Locomotor system disease in Behçet's syndrome -- Behçet's disease: gastrointestinal involvement -- Miscellaneous manifestations of Behçet's disease -- Juvenile Behçet's syndrome -- Behçet's disease: pathology -- Disease mechanisms -- Genetics of Behçet's disease -- Animal models of Behçet's disease -- Prognosis in Behçet's syndrome -- Disease assessment in Behçet's disease -- Medical management of Behçet's syndrome.
- Bone-metabolic functions and modulators 2012, SpringerParathyroid Hormone and Parathyroid-Hormone-Related Protein: Normal Function, Diseases, and Emerging Therapeutics / Ling Qin and Nicola C. Partridge -- Vitamin D: Normal Function, Metabolism, Diseases, and Emerging Therapeutics / René St-Arnaud and Marie B. Demay -- Gonadal Hormones, Diseases, and Emerging Therapeutics / Faryal S. Mirza, Liam Zakko and Pamela Taxel -- Thyroid and Thyroid Hormone: Normal Function, Diseases, Disorders, Emerging Therapeutics / Paula H. Stern -- Pituitary Hormones and the Pathophysiology of Osteoporosis / Manasi Agrawal, Shitij Arora, Graziana Colaianni, Li Sun and Jameel Z. Iqbal, [et al.] -- Calcitonin: Its Physiological Role and Emerging Therapeutics / Jillian Cornish, Dorit Naot and T. John Martin -- Glucocorticoids, Inflammation, and Bone / Kong Wah Ng and T. John Martin -- Diseases of Energy and Lipid Metabolism and Bone: Emerging Therapeutics / Sumithra K. Urs and Clifford J. Rosen -- Diseases of Mineral Metabolism and Bone: Emerging Therapeutics for Postmenopausal Osteoporosiss / Paul D. Miller -- Renal Diseases and Bone: Emerging Therapeutics / Nancy S. Krieger and David A. Bushinsky -- Wasting Diseases and Metabolic Impact on Bone: Emerging Therapeutics and Treatment Options / Linda A. DiMeglio -- Paget's Disease of Bone: Pathogenesis and Treatment / Frederick R. Singer and G. David Roodman -- Bone Loss in Space Flight and Countermeasures /; Adrian D. LeBlanc, Elisabeth R. Spector and Victor S. Schneider --; Osteoimmunology: Relation to Disease and Therapy /; M. Neale Weitzmann and Roberto Pacifici -- Bone and the Ear / Kathleen C. Horner -- Bone and the cAMP Signaling Pathway: Emerging Therapeutics / Paul M. Epstein -- Nervous System Diseases, Disorders, and Bone: Emerging Therapeutics and Treatment Options / Mary F. Barbe and Steven N. Popoff.
- Cartilage and osteoarthritis 2004, Springer Protocolsv. 2 Springer ProtocolsA simple and reliable assay of proteoglycan synthesis by cultured chondrocytes -- Assays of proteoglycan and collagen degradation in cultures of rabbit cartilage explants -- Production of antibodies against degradative neoepitopes in aggrecan -- Immunoassays for collagens in chondrocyte and cartilage explant cultures -- Detection of apoptosis in cartilage in situ and in isolated chondrocytes -- Expression, activity, and regulation of MAP kinases in cultured chondrocytes -- Mechanical loading of chondrocytes embedded in 3D constructs: in vitro methods for assessment of morphological and metabolic response to compressive strain -- In vitro physical stimulation of tissue-engineered and native cartilage --v. 1. Cellular and molecular tools. Culture and phenotyping of chondrocytes in primary culture -- Culture of chondrocytes in alginate beads -- Immortalization of human articular chondrocytes for generation of stable, differentiated cell lines -- Culture of immortalized chondrocytes and their use as models of chondrocyte function -- Generation of pluripotent stem cells and their differentiation to the chondrocytic phenotype -- Semiquantitative analysis of gene expression in cultured chondrocytes by RT-PCR -- Quantification of mRNA expression levels in articular chondrocytes with PCR technologies -- RNA extraction from cartilage -- Gene expression analysis in cartilage by in situ hybridization -- Analysis of differential gene expression in healthy and osteoarthritic cartilage and isolated chondrocytes by microarray analysis -- High-efficiency nonviral transfection of primary chondrocytes -- In vitro gene transfer to chondrocytes and synovial fibroblasts by adenoviral vectors -- Changes of chondrocyte metabolism in vitro: an approach by proteomic analysis -- Analysis of chondrocyte functional markers and pericellular matrix components by flow cytometry --v. 2. Structure and in vivo analysis. Generation and use of transgenic mice as models of osteoarthritis -- Development and clinical application in arthritis of a new immunoassay for serum type IIA procollagen NH2 propeptide -- Histological and immunohistological studies on cartilage -- Histochemical visualization of the cartilage hyaladherins using a biotinylated hyaluronan oligosaccharide bioaffinity probe -- Methods for cartilage and subchondral bone histomorphometry -- Laser-mediated microdissection as a tool for molecular analysis in arthritis -- Analysis of protein distribution in cartilage using immunofluorescence and laser confocal scanning microscopy -- Molecular and biochemical assays of cartilage components -- Mechanical characterization of native and tissue-engineered cartilage -- Noninvasive study of human cartilage structure by MRI -- High-resolution MRI techniques for studies in small-animal models -- High-resolution imaging of osteoarthritis using microcomputed tomography -- High-resolution ultrasonograpy for analysis of age- and disease-related cartilage changes -- Evaluation of cartilage composition and degradation by high-resolution magic-angle spinning nuclear magnetic resonance -- Pulsed-field gradient-nuclear magnetic resonance (PFG NMR) to measure the diffusion of ions and polymers in cartilage: applications in joint diseases -- Dynamics of collagen in articular cartilage studied by solid-state NMR methods -- Computerized protocol for anatomical and functional studies of joints.
- Cartilage imaging 2011, Springer
- Cartilage restoration 2014, SpringerAttempting to bridge the gap between the science and art of cartilage restoration, Cartilage Restoration: Practical Clinical Applications combines an overview of clinical research and methodologies with clinical cases to help guide the orthopedic treatment and care of patients presenting with cartilage issues. With chapters written by internationally-renowned orthopedic surgeons, topics include an overview of current surgical options, debridement and marrow stimulation, autograft plug transfer, allografts, cell therapy, and meniscal issues. Cartilage Restoration is a valuable resource for orthopedic surgeons, residents, and fellows.
- Case studies in systemic sclerosis 2011, Springer
- Clinical aspects and laboratory. 6th, rev. and updated ed. 2011, Springer
- Clinical trials in rheumatology. Second edition. [2nd ed.] 2013, SpringerRheumatoid Arthritis -- Ankylosing Spondylitis -- Psoriatic Arthritis -- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus -- Antiphospholipid Syndrome -- Progressive Systemic Sclerosis -- Raynaud's Phenomenon -- Dermato/Polymyositis -- Sjögren's Syndrome -- Takayasu Arteritis -- Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis -- ANCA-Associated Vasculitis and combination trials of Churg-Strauss Syndrome and Polyarteritis Nodosa -- Henoch-Schönlein Purpura -- Behçet's Disease.
- Clinician's manual on ankylosing spondylitis 2009, Springer
- Clinician's manual on axial spondyloarthritis 2014, Springer"A thorough guide for readers to quickly gain an update on standard diagnosis and treatment methods for axial spondyloarthritis. Approximately 80 illustrations and images are used throughout the text to exemplify the disease and diagnostic and treatment algorithms. Easily accessible text and tables review the current treatment recommendations and emerging treatment options based on recent clinical trials."--Publisher's website.
- Clinician's manual on lupus 2012, Springerpt. 1. The growth of lupus -- 1. Lupus: An introduction -- 2. What is lupus? -- pt. 2. Lupus organ by organ -- 3. Skin --4. Tendons and joints -- 5. Kidney -- 6. The brain -- 7. Heart and blood vessels -- 8. Liver and gastrointestinal tract -- 9. Blood -- pt. 3. Diagnosis and treatment -- 10. Diagnosing lupus -- 11. Treatment -- pt. 4. Lupus-like disorders -- 12. Sjögren's syndrome -- 13. Hughes syndrome (the antiphospholipid syndrome) -- 14. Mixed connective tissue disease (and overlap syndromes) -- 15. Vasculitis -- pt. 5. Lupus-related topics -- 16. Lupus-related topics.
- Clinician's pearls and myths in rheumatology 2009, Springer
- Current diagnosis & treatment, rheumatology. 3rd ed. 2013, AccessMedicine"The book is a guide to the diagnosis and management of the complete range of rheumatologic problems encountered in clinical medicine, from common musculoskeletal complaints to complex, multiorgan system inflammatory diseases. Practical chapters on the evaluation of common musculoskeletal symptoms are accompanied by concise, authoritative reviews of multiorgan system disorders, supplemented by unique chapters on clinical topics of special interest"--Preface.
- Dictionary of rheumatology 2009, Springer
- Dubois' Lupus erythematosus. 7th ed. 2007, Ovid
- DXA primer for the practicing clinician 2014, SpringerDual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) is the principal x-ray technology used to diagnose osteoporosis in its early, asymptomatic stages, to assess treatment efficacy, and to guide treatment decisions. It remains the gold standard today. A DXA Primer for the Practicing Clinician: A Case-Based Manual for Understanding and Interpreting Bone Densitometry is based on actual clinical encounters and treatment dilemmas encountered by the authors. The content is derived from years of clinical practice and presentations given by the authors at regional and national conferences. It exemplifies not only the complete body of knowledge provided through these lectures but also the full range of previously undiscussed nuances of DXA interpretation. This practical, easy-to-read text captures many of the common challenges of DXA interpretation that clinicians often encounter. The central focus of the book is the presentation of what is normal and what is problematic when using DXA. It presents real-life case histories, their corresponding DXA images, the problems encountered and their solutions. Unique in approach and presentation, this one-of-a-kind case-based manual will be of immense value to all clinicians and students motivated to optimize their diagnostic skills and assessment of patients with abnormal bone densities
- Exercise and physical functioning in osteoarthritis 2014, SpringerOsteoarthritis (OA) is among the top 10 of most disabling diseases in the Western world. It is the major cause of pain and disability among the elderly. This book provides a contextual review of recent research on neuromuscular factors and behavioral risk factors for functional decline in OA, with a special emphasis on explanatory mechanisms. In addition, the book discusses innovative approaches to exercise and physical activity in OA, derived from research on behavioral and neuromuscular risk factors for functional decline in OA. Recent research has shown that neuromuscular factors (such as muscle strength, joint laxity) and behavioral factors (such as avoidance of activity, depressed mood) predict pain and disability in OA. Furthermore, exercise and physical activity are among the dominant interventions aiming at reducing pain and disability, and innovative interventions targeting neuromuscular and behavioral interventions have been recently developed. This research has been published as separate papers, with the result that the field is in need of an integrative contextual review that puts the research into theoretical perspective.
- Facilitative glucose transporters in articular chondrocytes 2008, SpringerArticular cartilage is a unique and highly specialized avascular connective tissue in which the availability of oxygen and glucose is significantly lower than synovial fluid and plasma. Glucose is an essential source of energy during embryonic growth and fetal development and is vital for mesenchymal cell differentiation, chondrogenesis and skeletal morphogenesis. Glucose is an important metabolic fuel for differentiated chondrocytes during post-natal development and in adult articular cartilage and is a common structural precursor for the synthesis of extracellular matrix glycosaminoglycans.
- Foot and ankle in rheumatoid arthritis 2006, SpringerDiagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis at an early stage / P. Miossec and J. Tebib, p. 1-8 -- The Rheumatoid foot. Pathomechanics, clinical and radiological features. Therapeutic conditions / M. Bouysset and P. Hugueny, p. 9-48 -- Some reflections on pathomechanics of the rheumatoid foot and ankle / X. Crevoisier, p. 49-72 -- CT and MRI in rheumatoid arthritis (midfoot, hindfoot and ankle) / Th. Tavernier, p. 73-95 -- Management of the patient with rheumatoid arthritis / J. Tebib and P. Miossec, p. 97-109 -- Footwear for the rheumatoid foot and ankle / M. Bouysset, P. Hugueny, G. Guaydier-Souquières and F. Lapeyre, p. 111-121 -- Corticosteroid injections and synoviortheses of the foot and ankle in rheumatoid arthritis / M. Bouysset, P. Hugueny, B. Gintz, J. Jalby and J. Tebib, p. 123-130 -- Forefoot surgery for rheumatoid arthritis / Y. Tourné, p. 131-147 -- Hindfoot surgery for rheumatoid arthritis / B. Valtin and Th. Leemrijse, p. 149-167 -- Points of view about synovectomy of the ankle joint in rheumatoid arthritis / H. Thabe, p. 169-178 -- Total ankle replacement. History, evolution of concepts, designs and surgical technique / M. Bonnin, T. Judet, T. Siguier and J. Colombier, p. 179-200 -- Some reflections about the evolution of ankle prosthesis / H. Kofoed, p. 201-206 -- Total ankle replacement in rheumatoid arthritis: treatment strategy / M. Bonnin, M. Bouysset, J. Tebib and E. Noël, p. 207-219 -- Respective indications of talocrural arthrodesis and ankle prosthesis with different situations in rheumatoid arthritis / K. Tillmann and B. Fink, p. 221-228 -- Surgical strategy in surgery of the lower limb in rheumatoid arthritis / W. Souter, p. 229-236 -- Surgery of the foot and ankle in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: some reflexions / F. Koeck, G. Heers, W. Caro and J. Grifka, p. 237-46.
- Geriatric rheumatology 2011, SpringerPart 1. Aging and Comorbidity in Rheumatology -- The Immune System in Aging / Anjali Desai and Raymond L. Yung -- Bone Aging / Arthur N. Lau and Jonathan D. Adachi -- Atherosclerosis in the Rheumatic Diseases: Compounding the Age Risk / Naoto Yokogawa and Joan M. Von Feldt -- Neuropsychiatric Manifestations of Rheumatic Diseases in the Elderly / Jamal A. Mikdashi -- Tuberculosis and Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Elderly / Eduardo M. Acevedo-Vásquez, Darío Ponce de León and Rocío V. Gamboa-Cárdenas -- Widespread Pain in Older Adults / Cheryl D. Bernstein, Jordan F. Karp and Debra K. Weiner -- Part 2. Multidisciplinary Approach to Geriatric Rheumatology -- Pharmacotherapy Considerations Unique to the Older Patient / Keith A. Swanson and Mark A. Stratton -- Rheumatic Disease in the Nursing Home Patient / Joanne Sandberg-Cook -- Post-acute Care for Rheumatologists / Deborah W. Robin -- The Gerontorheumatology Outpatient Service: Toward an International Classification of Function-Based Health Care Provision for the Elderly with Musculoskeletal Conditions / Wim Van Lankveld, Josien Goossens and Marcel Franssen -- Health Policy, Public Health, and Arthritis Among Older Adults / Kristina A. Theis, Debra R. Lubar and Teresa J. Brady -- Physical Therapy Management of Select Rheumatic Conditions in Older Adults / Maura Daly Iversen and Madhuri K. Kale -- Arthrocentesis in the Elderly / Ahmed S. Zayat and Richard J. Wakefield -- Physical Activity in Older Adults with Arthritis / Dorothy D. Dunlop, Pamela A. Semanik and Rowland W. Chang --Part 3. Rheumatic Diseases in the Elderly -- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Elderly Populations / Ana M. Bertoli, Guillermo J. Pons-Estel, Paula I. Burgos and Graciela S. Alarcón -- Elderly Onset Rheumatoid Arthritis / Venkata Sri Cherukumilli and Arthur Kavanaugh -- Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drug Use in Older Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients / Sogol S. Amjadi, Veena K. Ranganath and Daniel E. Furst -- Epidemiology, Risk Factors, and Aging of Osteoarthritis / Crisostomo Bialog and Anthony M. Reginato -- Osteoarthritis in the Elderly Population / Roy D. Altman -- Medium- and Small-Vessel Vasculitis / Rafael G. Grau -- Management of Geriatric Gout / Lan X. Chen -- Calcium-Containing Crystal-Associated Arthropathies in the Elderly Population / Elisabeth B. Matson and Anthony M. Reginato -- Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis in the Elderly / Wolfgang A. Schmidt -- Antiphospholipid Syndrome in the Older Population / Silvia S. Pierangeli, Alan M. Seif and Emilio B. González -- Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Diseases of the Elderly / Lora Giangregorio and Alexandra Papaioannou -- Infectious Arthritis in the Elderly / Nicole Melendez and Luis R. Espinoza -- Sarcopenia and Myopathies in the Elderly / Kenneth S. O'Rourke -- Scleroderma in the Elderly Population / Rebecca L. Manno and Fredrick M. Wigley -- Sjögren's Syndrome in the Elderly / Raymond L. Yung and Sheeja Francis.
- Gout 2013, SpringerA brief history of gout -- The prevalence and risk factors for gout -- Purine biochemistry -- Uric acid metabolism in humans -- Clinical aspects of gout and associated disease states -- Diagnostic procedures in the management of gout -- Roentgenographic findings and musculoskeletal ultrasound -- Mechanisms of the acute attack of gout and its resolution -- Management of hyperuricemia and gout.
- Gout and other crystal arthropathies 2012, ScienceDirectDr. Robert Terkeltaub, presents the state-of-the-art, clinically-focused coverage you need to manage these increasingly prevalent diseases. Diagnose the full range of crystal arthropathies-including pseudogout, intercritical gout, hyperuricemia, and gouty arthritis-and treat your patients effectively with discussions of recently-approved drugs like Uloric and those currently under review, such as Kristexxa and Colcryst. With coverage of the latest therapies, preventions, and imaging studies, this comprehensive resource is ideal for any physician who diagnoses, treats, and manages gout and crystal-induced arthropathies. Stay current on recent developments such as uricosuric therapy and inhibitor therapy; gout flare prophylaxis and colchicines; ultrasound in the diagnosis of crystal deposition diseases; imaging of gout, CPPD, and hydroxyapatitie deposition diseases; and uricase therapy of gout. Manage the full range of crystal arthropathies with 25 clinically-focused chapters on pseudogout, intercritical gout, hyperuricemia, gouty arthritis, and more. Treat your patients effectively using the latest information on drug treatments, from the recently-approved Uloric to Kristexx and Colcryst, which are still under review. The tools to you need to diagnose, treat, and manage gout and other crystal arthropathies.
- Hand function 2014, SpringerAccurate assessment of hand function is critical to any treatment regimen of the hand compromised patient. Hand Function is a practical, clinical book which provides the knowledge needed to distinguish the different dimensions of hand function, particularly impairment, disability and handicap. Beginning with an overview of basic principles and examination, subsequent chaptersevaluate the hand function inspecific afflicted populations, including the rheumatoid patient, the stroke patient, the trauma patient, the geriatric patient and the pediatric patient, as well as special populations such asdiabetes mellitus patients and musicians. An appendix containing hand function scales essential to theassessment ofdisability is also included. Rheumatologists, physiatrists, hand surgeons, orthopedists, occupational therapistsand physical therapists will all find Hand Function a useful and valuable addition to their clinical references.
- Handbook of osteoporosis 2011, Springer
- Hereditary basis of rheumatic diseases 2006, Springer
- Hospital for Special Surgery manual of rheumatology and outpatient orthopedic disorders. 5th ed. 2006, OvidMusculoskeletal history and physical examination -- Thinking like a rheumatologist -- Immunology for the primary care physician -- Rheumatologic laboratory tests -- Immunogenetic aspects of rheumatic diseases -- Bone, connective tissue, joint and vascular biology and pathology -- Diagnostic imaging techniques -- Arthrocentesis, intra-articular injection, and synovial fluid analysis -- Measuring clinical outcomes in rheumatic disease -- Ethical and legal considerations -- Patient education -- Psychosocial aspects of the rheumatic diseases -- Acute management of musculoskeletal and autoimmune diseases -- Monarthritis/polyarthritis: differential diagnosis -- Muscle pain and weakness -- Rash and arthritis -- Raynaud's phenomenon -- Autoimmune and inflammatory ophthalmic diseases -- Neck pain -- Low back pain -- Shoulder pain -- Elbow pain -- Hip pain -- Knee pain -- Ankle and foot pain -- Sports injuries -- The female athlete -- Bursitis and tendinitis -- Rheumatoid arthritis --Systemic lupus erythematosus -- Antiphospholipid syndrome -- Dermatomyositis, polymyositis, and inclusion body myositis -- Sjögren's syndrome -- Systemic sclerosis and related syndromes -- Polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis -- Childhood rheumatic diseases -- The vasculitides -- Pregnancy and connective tissue disorders -- Ankylosing spondylitis -- Arthritis associated with ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease -- Psoriatic arthritis -- Reactive arthritis -- Gout -- Pseudogout (calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal arthropathy) -- Human immunodeficiency virus -- Infectious arthritis -- Lyme disease -- Osteomyelitis -- Rheumatic fever -- Whipple's disease -- Osteoarthritis -- Osteonecrosis -- Osteoporosis -- Paget's disease of bone -- Endocrine arthropathies -- Fibromyalgia and chronic pain -- Paraneoplastic musculoskeletal syndromes and hypertrophic osteoarthropathy -- Miscellaneous diseases with rheumatic manifestations -- Prosthetic joint replacement -- Perioperative care of the patient with rheumatic disease -- Physical therapy -- Occupational therapy: therapist's management of rheumatologic disorders of the hand.
- Hughes syndrome 2012, SpringerHistory -- Clinical features -- Pregnancy & infertility -- Venous thrombosis -- Migraine & stroke -- Movement disorders & seizures -- Neuro psychiatric aspects -- Spinal cord, multiple sclerosis, peripheral nerves -- The Heart The arteries -- Kidneys -- Skin -- The eye -- Ear, nose & throat -- Lungs -- Liver & gut -- Bones & joints -- Blood -- Catastrophic APS -- Diagnosis -- Treatment -- Aetiology -- genetics vs. environment -- Links to other diseases -- The world map.
- Hypermobility of joints. 4th ed. 2012, Springer
- Ibuprofen 2012, SpringerIbuprofen is one of the most successful drugs used worldwide for the treatment of mild to moderate pain and various inflammatory conditions, even in a low-dose form for over-the-counter (OTC), non-prescription sale. Over the past 40 years, ibuprofen has been proven to be as safe or safer and just as effective as established non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or coxibs. This book reviews the pharmacology, clinical uses and adverse effects of ibuprofen. Its disposition and unique modes of action in relation to clinical effects are discussed as well as various formulations and the impact of food and other variables on its actions and gastro-intestinal safety. The use of combinations of ibuprofen with other drugs (e.g. paracetamol, codeine and caffeine) are critically assessed. There are already some indications of potential therapeutic benefits of the drug combinations in treating certain painful conditions, while still retaining the relative safety benefits of ibuprofen (at least at OTC dosages). The impact of natural products and Chinese Medicines on the safety of ibuprofen is also reviewed. The book is written in a more general style, including explanatory diagrams, for anyone interested in the properties, actions and uses of ibuprofen.
- Inflammatory arthritis in clinical practice 2008, Springer
- Inflammatory myopathies 2009, SpringerEvaluation of the patient -- Classification of idiopathic inflammatory myopathies -- Inflammatory milieu: cells and cytokines -- Juvenile dermatomyositis: an update on clinical and laboratory findings -- Inclusion body myositis -- Role of muscle biopsy in the diagnosis of inflammatory myopathy -- Electromyography -- Magnetic resonance imaging of myopathies and myositis -- Ultrasound in the evaluation of the inflammatory myopathies -- Serological findings -- Antisynthetase syndrome -- Pulmonary manifestations of inflammatory myopathy -- Dermatological manifestations of dermatomyositis -- Differential diagnosis of inflammatory myopathy -- Outcomes and assessment for inflammatory muscle disease -- Muscle strength and exercise in patients with inflammatory myopathies -- Risk of malignancy in patients with dermatomyositis and polymyositis -- Treatment.
- Injection procedures 2011, SpringerBasic principles of joint and soft tissue injection procedures -- Pharmacotherapy of joint and soft tissue injections -- Viscosupplementation -- Low back pain: considerations of when to refer patients for interventional spine procedures -- Administrative aspects of office-based injection procedures -- The shoulder -- The elbow -- The wrist -- The hand -- The hip -- The knee and its region -- The ankle and the foot.
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- Print MaterialBiology of the normal joint -- Synovium -- Cartilage and chondrocytes -- Biology, physiology, and morphology of bone -- Muscle: anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry -- Joint biomechanics: the role of mechanics and joint pathology -- Proteinases and matrix degradation -- Mononuclear phagocytes in rheumatic diseases -- T lymphocytes -- B cells -- Fibroblasts and fibroblast-like synoviocytes -- Neutrophils and eosinophils -- Mast cells -- Platelets and rheumatic diseases -- Autoimmunity -- Innate immunity -- Adaptive immunity including organization of lymphoid tissues -- Genetics of rheumatic diseases -- Complement system -- Signal transduction -- Prostaglandins, leukotrienes, and related compounds -- Cell recruitment and angiogenesis -- Cell survival and death in rheumatic diseases -- Animal models of inflammatory arthritis -- Neurologic regulation of inflammation -- Atherosclerosis in rheumatoid arthritis -- Principles of epidemiology in rheumatic disease -- Economic burden of rheumatic diseases -- Clinical trial design and analysis -- Assessment of health outcomes -- Biologic markers -- Occupational and recreational musculoskeletal disorders -- Integrative medicine in rheumatology: an evidence-based approach -- History and physical examination of the musculoskeletal system -- Monarticular arthritis -- Polyarticular arthritis -- Fibromyalgia -- Neck pain -- Shoulder pain -- Low back pain -- Hip and knee pain -- Foot and ankle pain -- Hand and wrist pain -- Temporomandibular joint pain -- The eye and rheumatic diseases -- The skin and rheumatic diseases -- Synovial fluid analysis, synovial biopsy, and synovial pathology -- Arthrocentesis and injection of joints and soft tissue -- Antinuclear antibodies -- Rheumatoid factors and other autoantibodies in rheumatoid arthritis -- Acute-phase reactants and the concept of inflammation -- Imaging modalities in rheumatic disease -- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs -- Glucocorticoid therapy -- Methotrexate, leflunomide, sulfasalazine, hydroxychloroquine, and combination therapies -- Immunoregulatory drugs --Anticytokine therapies -- Cell-targeted biologics and emerging targets: rituximab, abatacept, and other biologics -- Chronic musculoskeletal pain -- Arthritis self-management -- Psychosocial management of rheumatic diseases -- Nutrition and rheumatic diseases -- Introduction to physical medicine and rehabilitation -- Etiology and pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis -- Clinical features of rheumatoid arthritis -- Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis -- Felty's syndrome -- Sjören's syndrome -- Ankylosing spondylitis -- Undifferentiated spondyloarthritis and reactive arthritis -- Psoriatic arthritis -- Enteropathic arthritis -- Pathogenesis of systemic lupus erythematosus -- Clinical features and treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus -- Antiphospholipid syndrome -- Systemic sclerosis and the scleroderma-spectrum disorders -- Inflammatory diseases of muscle and other myopathies -- Overlap syndromes -- The classification and epidemiology of systemic vasculitis -- Giant cell arteritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, and takayasu's arteritis -- Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis -- Polyarteritis and related disorders -- Isolated angiitis of the central nervous system -- Immune complex-mediated small vessel vasculitis -- Behçet's disease -- Gout and hyperuricemia -- Diseases associated with articular deposition of calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate and basic calcium phosphate crystals -- Pathogenesis of osteoarthritis -- Clinical features of osteoarthritis -- Management of osteoarthritis -- Metabolic bone disease -- Proliferative bone diseases -- Osteonecrosis -- Relapsing polychondritis -- Heritable diseases of connective tissue -- Juvenile idiopathic arthritis -- Systemic lupus erythematosus, juvenile dermatomyositis, scleroderma, and vasculitis -- Bacterial arthritis -- Lyme disease -- Mycobacterial infections of bones and joints -- Fungal infections of the bones and joints -- Rheumatic manifestations of human immunodeficiency virus infection -- Viral arthritis -- Poststreptoccocal arthritis and rheumatic fever -- Amyloidosis -- Sarcoidosis -- Hemochromatosis -- Hemophilic arthropathy -- Rheumatic manifestations of hemoglobinopathies -- Arthritis accompanying endocrine and metabolic disorders -- Musculoskeletal syndromes in malignancy -- Familial autoinflammatory syndromes -- Tumors and tumor-like lesions of joints and related structures.
- Kelley's Textbook of rheumatology. 9th ed. 2013, MD ConsultV. 1 -- Biology of the normal joint -- Synovium -- Cartilage and chondrocytes -- Biology, physiology, and morphology of bone -- Muscle: anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry -- Biomechanics -- Regenerative medicine and tissue engineering -- Proteinases and matrix degradation -- Dendritic cells -- Mononuclear phagocytes in rheumatic diseases -- Neutrophils -- Eosinophils -- T lymphocytes -- B cells -- Fibroblasts and fibroblast-like synoviocytes -- Mast cells -- Platelets -- Innate immunity -- Adaptive immunity and organization of lymphoid tissues -- Autoimmunity -- Genetics of rheumatic diseases -- Epigenetics -- Complement system -- Prostaglandins, leukotrienes, and related compounds -- Cell recruitment and angiogenesis -- Cytokines -- Cell survival and death in rheumatic diseases -- Experimental models for rheumatoid arthritis -- Neural regulation of pain and inflammation -- Principles of epidemiology in rheumatic disease -- Economic burden of rheumatic diseases -- Clinical trial design and analysis -- Assessment of health outcomes -- Biologic markers -- Occupational and recreational musculoskeletal disorders -- Cardiovascular risk in rheumatic disease -- Cancer risk in rheumatic diseases -- Introduction to physical medicine, physical therapy, and rehabilitation -- Pregnancy in the rheumatic diseases -- History and physical examination of the musculosketetal system -- Acute monoarthritis -- Polyarticular arthritis -- The skin and rheumatic diseases -- The eye and rheumatic diseases -- Neck pain -- Shoulder pain -- Low back pain -- Hip and knee pain -- Foot and ankle pain -- Hand and wrist pain -- Temporomandibular joint pain -- Fibromyalgia -- Synovial fluid analyses, synovial biopsy, and synovial pathology -- Arthrocentesis and injection of joints and soft tissue -- Antinuclear antibodies -- Autoantibodies in rheumatoid arthritis -- Acute phase reactants and the concept of inflammation -- Imaging modalities in rheumatic diseases -- Prostanoid biology and its therapeutic targeting -- Glucocortiocoid therapy -- Traditional DMARDs: methotrexate, leflunomide, sulfasalazne, hydroxychloroquine, and combination therapies -- Immunosuppressive drugs -- Anticytokin therapies -- Cell-targeted biologics and targets: rituximab, abatacept, and other biologics -- Antihyperuricemic agents -- Analgesic agents in rheumatic disease -- Psychosocial management of rheumatic diseases -- Nutrition and rheumatic diseases -- V. 2 -- Etiology and pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis -- Clinical features of rheumatoid arthritis -- Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis -- Early synovitis and early undifferentiated arthritis -- Sjögren's syndrome -- Pathogenesis of ankylosing spondylitis and reactive arthritis -- Ankylosing spondylitis -- Reactive arthritis and undifferentiated spondyloarthritis -- Psoriatic arthritis -- Enteropathic arthritis -- Etiology and pathogenesis of systemic lupus erythematosus -- Clinical features of systemic lupus erythematosus -- Treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus -- Antiphospholipid syndrome -- Etiology and pathogenesis of scleroderma -- Clinical features and treatment of scleroderma -- Inflammatory diseases of muscle and other myopathies -- Overlap syndromes -- Classification and epidemiology of systemic vasculitis -- Giant cell arteritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, and takayasu's arteritis -- Antineutrophil cytoplasm antibody-associated vasculitis -- Polyarteritis nodosa and related disorders -- Immune complex-mediated small vessel vasculitis -- Primary angiitis of the central nervous system -- Behcet's disease -- Etiology and pathogenesis of hyperuricemia and gout -- Clinical features and treatment of gout -- Calcium crystal disease: calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate and basic calcium phosphate -- Familial autoinflammatory syndromes -- Pathogenesis of osteoarthritis -- Clinical features of osteoarthritis -- Treatment of osteoarthritis -- Metabolic bone disease -- Proliferative bone diseases -- Osteonecrosis -- Relapsing polychondritis -- Heritable diseases of connective tissue -- Etiology and pathogenesis of juvenile idiopathic arthritis -- Treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis -- Pediatric systemic lupus erythematosus, dermatomyositis, scleroderma, and vasculitis -- Bacterial arthritis -- Lyme disease -- Mycobacterial infections of bones and joints -- Fungal infections of bones and joints -- Rheumatic manifestations of human immunodeficiency virus infection -- Viral arthritis -- Poststreptococcal arthritis and rheumatic fever -- Amyloidosis -- Sarcoidosis -- Hemochromatosis -- Hemophilic arthropathy -- Rheumatologic manifestations of hemoglobinopathies -- Endocrine diseases and the musculoskeletal system -- Musculoskeletal syndromes in malignancy -- Tumors and tumor-liked lesions of joints and related structures.
- London Lupus Centre, Book of lupus 2009, Springer
- Managing gout in primary care 2014, Springer"Gout has been a well-known disease for over 2000 years, and is the most common cause of joint inflammation in adult males. It has become apparent that no therapeutic target based on hyperuricemia outcome had been defined. Very few controlled trials were available to test the efficacy and safety of treatments, and no research on diagnosis and management had been done despite data showing that patients with gout were generally improperly treated even in the hands of specialists. In the last 10 years, good-quality evidence on gout impact and management has grown exponentially, renal transporters have been recently identified, and a number of new drugs have been approved or are under current development. This handbook discusses these developments and the future of gout treatment, which now looks promising."--Publisher's website.
- Molecular mechanisms of spondyloarthropathies 2009, SpringerClinical assessment in the spondyloarthropathies / Ruth Wittoek and Herman Mielants -- Imaging in spondyloarthritis / Walter P. Maksymowych -- Spondyloarthritis, diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH), and chondrocalcinosis / Jácome Brugues Armas, Ana Rita Couto, and Bruno Filipe Bettencourt -- The enthesis organ concept and its relevance to the spondyloarthropathies / Michael Benjamin and Dennis McGonagle -- Synovial and mucosal immunopathology in spondyloarthritis / Bernard Vandooren, Paul P. Tak, and Dominique Baeten -- Bone loss in the spondyloarthropathies : role of osteoclast, RANKL, RANK, and OPG in the spondyloarthropathies / Allen P. Anandarajah and Edward M. Schwarz -- RANKL/RANK as key factors for osteoclast development and bone loss in arthropathies / Andreas Leibbrandt and Josef M. Penninger -- Bone formation versus bone resorption in ankylosing spondylitis / Georg Schett --Biomarkers in spondyloarthropathies / Chun-Hsiung Chen, David Tak Yan Yu, and Chung-Tei Chou -- Therapy of spondyloarthritides / Jürgen Braun -- Genomewide screens in ankylosing spondylitis / Matthew A. Brown -- Subtypes of HLA-B27 : history and implications in the pathogenesis of ankylosing spondylitis / John D. Reveille -- Implications of structural and thermodynamic studies of HLA-B27 subtypes exhibiting differential association with ankylosing spondylitis / Andreas Ziegler ... [et al.] -- HLA-B27-bound peptide repertoires : their nature origin and pathogenetic relevance / José A. López de Castro.
- Musculoskeletal sonography 2007, Springer
- Part I Approach to neuromuscular diseases: principles and basics -- Clinical assessment in neuromuscular disorders -- Nerve and muscle: basic concepts -- Part II Approach to neuromuscular diseases: neuromuscular investigations -- Serum muscle enzymes in neuromuscular disease -- Autoantibody testing in peripheral neuropathy -- Autoantibody testing in autoimmune neuromuscular junction, hyperexcitability, and muscle disorders -- Forearm exercise testing -- Clinical electromyography (neve conduction studies and needle electromyography) -- Single-fiber EMG -- Quantitative EMG analysis -- Testing of autonomic function -- Quantitative sensory testing -- Nerve and muscle biopsies -- Skin biopsy -- Molecular diagnosis and genetic testing -- Part III Approach to neuromuscular diseases: assessment and treatment of neurologica disorders -- Outcome measures and clinical assessment instruments in neuromuscular disease -- Physical management of patients with neuromuscular diseases -- Immunotherapy in the treatment of autoimmune neuromuscular diseases -- Critical and respiratory care in neuromuscular disorders -- Part IV Neuromuscular disorders: neuronopathies (motor neuron and dorsal root ganglion disorders) -- Poliomyelitis and post-poliomyelitis syndrome -- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis -- Spinal muscular atrophies -- Atypical motor neuron disorders -- Dorsal root ganglion disorders -- Part V Neuromuscular disorders: Peripheral neuropatahies -- Approach to peripheral nerve disorders -- Approach to small fiber neuropathy -- Charcot-Marie-Tooth diseases -- Inherited metabolic neruopathies -- Guillain-Barre Syndrome and related disorders -- Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy and related disorders -- Diabetic neuropathies -- Nutritional and alcoholic neuropathies -- Metabolic and endocrine neuropathies -- Environmental toxic neuropathies --Drug-induced toxic neuropathies -- Vasculitic neuropathies and neuropathies of connective tissue disease -- Nonvasculitic ischemic neuropathies -- Infectious and granulomatous peripheral neuropathies -- Peripheral nerve injury -- Compressive and entrapment neuropathies of the upper extremity -- Compressive and entrapment neuropathies of the lower extremity -- Cranial nerve palsies -- Peripheral nerve tumors -- Cervical radiculopathy -- Lumbosacral and thoracic radiculopathies -- Brachial plexopathies -- Lumbosacral plexopathies -- Part VI Neuromuscular disorders: neuromuscular junction disorders -- Myasthenia Gravis -- Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome -- Botulism -- Toxic neuromuscular transmission disorders -- Part VII Neuromuscular disorders: muscle ion channel disorders -- Disorders of skeletal muscle membrane excitability: myotonia congenita, paramyotonia congenita, periodic paralysis, and related syndromes -- Malignant hyperthermia -- Part VIII Neuromuscular disorders: myopathies -- Approach to myopathies -- Dystrophinopathies -- Limb-girdle muscular dystrophies -- Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy -- The myotonic dystrophies -- Oculpharyngeal muscular dystrophy -- Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy -- Congenital myopathies -- Metabolic myopathies -- Mitochondrial myopathies -- Inflammatory myopathies -- Paraspinous myopathies: the dropped head and bent spine syndromes -- Endocrine myopathies -- Toxic myopathies -- Infectious and granulomatous myopathies -- Part IX Neuromuscular disorders: miscellaneous neuromuscular disorders and syndromes -- Myokymia and neuromyotonia -- Muscle cramps and fasciculations -- Stiff-man syndrome -- Tetanus -- Neuroleptic malignant syndrome -- Paraneoplastic neuromuscular disorders -- Acute neuromuscular weakness in the intensive care unit -- Floppy infant -- Rhabdomyolysis and myoglobinuria -- Eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome, eosinophilic fascitiitis, and related fasciitis disorders -- Neuropathis pain and other chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions.
- New therapeutic targets in rheumatoid arthritis 2009, Springer
- Nutrition and rheumatic disease 2008, Springer
- Orthopaedics and rheumatology on the move 2014, CRCnetBASEPart 1. Upper limb -- part 2. Lower limb -- part 3. Rheumatology -- part 4. Self-assessment.
- Osteoarthritis 2008, NICEThe summary of the published clinical guideline on Osteoarthritis. It links to the published guidance and key documents.
- Osteoarthritis. 4th ed. 2007, Ovid
- Patellofemoral pain, instability, and arthritis 2010, SpringerPathophysiology of anterior knee pain -- Pathophysiology of lateral patellar dislocation -- Natural history of patellofemoral dislocations -- Clinical presentation of patellofemoral disorders -- Clinical examination of the patellofemoral patient -- Standard X-ray examination: patellofemoral disorders -- Patellar height: which index? -- Stress radiographs in the diagnosis of patellofemoral instability -- Computed tomography and arthro-CT scan in patellofemoral disorders -- MRI analysis of patella instability factors -- MRI of the patellofemoral articular cartilage -- Patellofemoral pain syndrome: the value of pinhole and SPECT scintigraphic imaging and quantitative measurements of bone mineral equivalent density with quantitative computed tomography -- Gait analysis in patients with patellofemoral disorders -- Iatrogenic anterior knee pain with special emphasis on the clinical radiographical, histological, ultrastructural and biochemical aspects after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using ipsilateral autografts -- Non-operative treatment of patellofemoral pain: role of physical therapy -- Lateral release of the lateral patellofemoral retinaculum: literature review for select patellofemoral disorders -- Medial side patellofemoral anatomy -- Arthroscopic medial reefing in acute patellar dislocation -- Medial reefing in chronic potential patellar instability -- Medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction -- MPFL reconstruction: the adductor sling approach -- Importance and radiographic identification of the femoral insertion in medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction -- MPTL (medial patellotibial ligament) reconstruction -- Distal realignment: medialization of tibial tuberosity: the Elmslie-Trillat technique -- Bony surgery distal realignment surgery -- Trochlear lengthening osteotomy with or without elevation of the lateral trochlear facet -- Proximal open trochleoplasty (grooveplasty) -- Deepening trochoplasty for patellar instability -- Arthroscopic deepening trochleoplasty for patella instability -- The role of limb rotational osteotomy -- Long-term results after autologous chondrocyte implantation in cartilage lesions of the patellofemoral joint -- Novel nano-composite multilayered biomaterial for the treatment of patellofemoral cartilage lesions -- Isolated patellofemoral osteoarthritis: natural history and clinical presentation -- The nonoperative treatment of patellofemoral arthritis -- Current concepts regarding tibial tubercle osteotomy -- Isolated patellofemoral osteoarthritis: prosthetic indications -- Post-operative management of surgeries aimed at correcting patellofemoral instability: results of an international surgeon survey -- Errors and complications in patellofemoral surgery -- Trochleoplasty for symptomatic trochlear dysplasia in the skeletally immature patient with review of fetal anatomy -- Patellofemoral disorders in the skeletally immature patients.
- Pediatric rheumatology in clinical practice 2007, Springer
- Pocket primer on the rheumatic diseases. 2nd ed. 2010, SpringerHistory and physical examination -- Laboratory assessment -- Arthrocentesis and synovial fluid analysis -- Imaging techniques -- Monarticular joint disease -- Polyarticular joint disease -- Regional rheumatic pain syndromes -- Fibromyalgia and diffuse pain syndromes -- Rheumatoid arthritis -- Juvenile idiopathic arthritis -- Psoriatic arthritis -- Ankylosing spondylitis -- Reactive and enteropathic arthritis -- Osteoarthritis -- Calcium pyrophosphate dehydrate, hydroxyapatite, and miscellaneous crystals -- Infectious disorders -- Systemic lupus erythematosus -- Antiphospholipid syndrome -- Systemic sclerosis -- Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies -- Metabolic myopathies -- Sjogren's syndrome -- Vasculitides -- Behcet's syndrome -- Adult Still's disease -- Autoinflammatory disorders/periodic syndromes -- Less common arthropathies -- Complex regional pain syndrome -- Osteonecrosis -- Paget's disease -- Osteoporosis -- Therapeutic injection -- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs -- Glucocorticoids -- Operative treatment -- Complementary and alternative therapies.
- Pocket reference to early rheumatoid arthritis 2011, Springer
- Polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis 2010, SpringerPolymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis - an overview with a focus on important factors contributing to the severity of the disease / Jozef Rovenský, Burkhard F. Leeb, Viera Štvrtinová, Richard Imrich and Juraj Duda -- Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Temporal Arteritis and Occurrence of Malignant Tumors / Jozef Rovenský and Alena Tuchyňová -- Coronary involvement and atherosclerosis in Giant Cell Arteritis / Viera Štvrtinová, Jozef Rovenský and Alena Tuchyňová -- T cells and their role in Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis / Stanislava Blažíčková and Jozef Rovenský -- Cytokines in Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis / Jozef Rovenský and Richard Imrich -- Genetic factors in Giant Cell Arteritis and Polymyalgia Rheumatica / Vladimír Bošák -- Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) and vascular complications / Viera Štvrtinová, Svetoslav Štvrtina and Jozef Rovenský -- Chronobiology of Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis / Howard Bird -- Histopathology of Giant Cell (temporal) Arteritis - changes in aorta / Svetoslav Štvrtina and Jozef Rovenský -- Ultrasonography in Polymyalgia Rheumatica and/or Giant Cell Arteritis / Peter Poprac and Jozef Rovenský -- Therapy of Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis / Jozef Rovenský and Richard Imrich -- Diagnostic Criteria, Treatment, and Monitoring of Polymyalgia Rheumatica/Giant Cell Arteritis / Burkhard F. Leeb, Thomas Nothnagl, Martin Steindl and Bernhard Rintelen.
- Primer on the rheumatic diseases. 13th ed. 2008, SpringerPublic health and arthritis : a growing imperative / Patience H. White and Rowland W. Chang -- Evaluation of the patient -- Musculoskeletal signs and symptoms -- Molecular and cellular basis of immunity and immunological diseases / Kevin Elias, Richard Siegel, and John J. O'Shea -- Genetics and disease / James Kelley and Robert P. Kimberly -- Rheumatoid arthritis -- Juvenile idiopathic arthritis -- Psoriatic arthritis -- Ankylosing spondylitis -- Reactive and enteropathic arthrits / Robert D. Inman -- Osteoarthritis -- Gout -- Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate, hydroxyapatite, and miscellaneous crystals / Geraldine McCarthy -- Infectious disorders -- Systemic lupus erythematosus -- Antiphospholipid syndrome / Michelle Petri -- Systemic sclerosis -- Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies -- Metabolic myopathies / Alan N. Baer -- Sjögren's syndrome / Troy Daniels -- Vasculitides -- Relapsing polychondritis / Harvinder S. Luthra -- Adult-onset Still's disease / John M. Esdaile -- Periodic syndromes / John G. Ryan and Daniel L. Kastner -- Less common arthropathies -- Complex regional pain syndrome / Geoffrey Littlejohn -- Sarcoidosis / Edward S. Chen -- Storage and deposition diseases / Duncan A. Gordon -- The amloidoses / Pasha Sarraf and Jonathan Kay -- Neoplasms of the joint / Andrew J. Cooper, James D. Reeves, and Sean P. Scully -- Heritable disorders of connective tissue / Reed Edwin Pyeritz -- Bone and joint dysplasias / William A. Horton -- Osteonecrosis / Thorsten M. Seyler, David Marker, and Michael A. Mont -- Paget's disease of bone / Roy D. Altman -- Osteoporosis -- Rehabilitation of patients with rheumatic diseases / Thomas D. Beardmore -- Psychosocial factors in arthritis / Alex Zautra and Denise Kruszewski -- Self-management strategies / Teresa J. Brady -- Pain management / John B. Winfield -- Therapeutic injections of joints and soft tissues / Juan J. Canoso -- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs / Leslie J. Crofford -- Glucocorticoids / Frank Buttgereit and Gerd-Rüdiger Burmester -- Operative treatment of arthritis / Joseph A. Buckwalter and W. Timothy Ballard -- Complementary and alternative therapies / Erin L. Arnold and William J. Arnold -- Criteria for the classification and diagnosis of the rheumatic diseases -- Guidelines for the management of rheumatic diseases -- Supplement and vitamin and mineral guide.
- Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis 2005, Springer
- Pulmonary manifestations of rheumatic disease 2014, Springer"The spectrum of systemic rheumatologic disease (often termed connective tissue disease) is characterized by autoimmune-mediated organ dysfunction, and the lungs are a frequent target. There are numerous pulmonary manifestations associated with connective tissue diseases, and all patients with rheumatologic disease are at risk of developing associated lung disease. Pulmonary Manifestations of Rheumatic Disease covers the comprehensive management of rheumatologic lung disease, which requires a multi-disciplinary approach and is optimized by active engagement by rheumatologists working closely with pulmonologists and other specialists. The book offers a practical reference using a case-based approach for practicing clinicians in the ongoing assessment and understanding of rheumatologic lung disease, and presents the science and pathophysiology underlying rheumatologic lung diseases. The first text of its kind specifically dedicated to describe diverse, commonplace, and challenging aspects of rheumatologic lung diseases, Pulmonary Manifestations of Rheumatic Disease serves as an invaluable tool for the practicing clinician."--Publisher's website.
- Review of rheumatology 2012, SpringerThe Musculoskeletal System -- Mediators of Rheumatic Pathology -- Immunity -- Genetics -- Rheumatoid Arthritis -- Psoriatic Arthritis -- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) -- Arthritis Associated with Calcium-Containing Crystals -- Gout -- Vasculitides -- Systemic Sclerosis and Related Syndromes -- Sjögren's Syndrome -- Behcet's Disease -- Relapsing Polychondritis -- Antiphospholipid Syndrome -- Adult Still's Disease -- Therapeutic Injections for Rheumatic Diseases -- Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs -- Corticosteroids -- Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs -- Cytotoxic and Immunoregulatory Agents -- Biologic Agents -- Osteoporosis -- Metabolic Bone Disorders -- Paget's Disease of Bone -- Osteonecrosis -- Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathy -- Storage and Deposition Diseases -- Amyloidoses -- The Autoinflammatory Diseases.
- Rheumatoid arthritis 2004, Ovid
- Rheumatoid arthritis 2009, NICEThe summary of the published clinical guideline on Rheumatoid arthritis. It links to the published guidance and key documents.
- Rheumatoid arthritis and Proteus 2012, Springer
- Rheumatology in practice 2010, SpringerThe Importance of Rheumatic Diseases, The Satisfaction Of Caring For These Patients -- Pain, Disease and Suffering an Integrated Perspective -- The Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System Sources of Pain -- Diagnostic Strategy the Main Syndromes in Rheumatology -- The Standard Enquiry in Rheumatology -- The General Clinical Examination -- Regional Syndromes Neck Pain -- Regional Syndromes The Painful Shoulder -- Regional Syndromes The Elbow And Forearm -- Regional Syndromes the Wrist and Hand -- Regional Syndromes Low Back Pain -- Regional Syndromes The Hip -- Regional Syndromes The Knee -- Regional Syndromes the Foot and Ankle -- Generalized Pain Syndrome Fibromyalgia Osteoarthritis -- Inflammatory Arthritides Diagnostic Strategies -- Monoarthritis -- Chronic, Additive, Symmetrical, Peripheral Polyarthritis -- Chronic, Asymmetrical Oligo- Or Polyarthritis -- Chronic Proximal Oligoarthritis -- Arthritis of the Shoulder and Pelvic Girdles Polymyalgia Rheumatica -- Acute Oligo- or Polyarthritis Febrile Arthritis Arthritis with Mucocutaneous Manifestations -- Inflammatory Low Back Pain -- Systemic Syndromes Connective Tissue Diseases Vasculitis Raynaud's Phenomenon -- Osteoporotic Syndrome Osteoporosis -- Bone Syndrome Bone Diseases -- Rheumatic Symptoms in Children and Adolescents -- Treating Rheumatic Diseases, General Principles -- Drugs Commonly Used in Rheumatic Diseases.
- Rheumatology. Clinical scenarios, syndrome or disease 2011, Springer1. Diagnostic Training and Rheumatology Trees -- 2. Explanations of Figures and Case Reports with Individual Therapeutic Options -- 3. Index of Figures (Fig.) and CS with Syndromes (for Self-assessment) -- Appendix: Index of the Solutions to the Syndromes and Diagnostics (for Rapid Diagnosis).
- Rheumatology. Symptoms and syndromes 2011, Springer1. Articular disorders -- 2. Diseases of the spine -- 3. Soft-tissue rheumatism and related disorders -- 4. Regional arthrological and musculoskeletal syndromes -- 5. Paraneoplastic syndromes (PNS) in rheumatology -- 6. Algorithms in articular and musculoskeletal disorders: integrated diagnostic screening program: staged diagnostics -- 7. Algorithms in arthrological and musculoskeletal disorders -- 8. General symptoms (BVAS = maximum of 3 out of 63 points) -- 9. Involvement of connective tissue structures -- 10. System-/organ involvement -- 11. (Auto) immunological phenomena and serological diagnostics -- 12. Treatment-induced and associated conditions and diseases -- 13. Integrated diagnostic screening program staged diagnostics -- 14. Algorithms for connective tissue disease and vasculitis.
- Scientific basis of healthcare 2012, CRCnetBASE"In the past three decades there has been a major sea change in the way healthcare is taught and carried out. Healthcare has been transformed from a "this is what you do" concept to a profession that has a significant educational and scientific basis with an ethos of evidence-based material. The healthcare professional is now more educated, very often to the degree and masters level. As a consequence, Practice and Procedures are continually changing with a corresponding improvement in healthcare. Concomitantly, the demand for comprehensive and focused evidenced-based text and scientific literature covering single areas of nursing and healthcare science or treatment has also increased. This then is the rational for the present series. The volume on Arthritis covers, rheumatoid arthritis, cytokines, leukocyte immunoglobulin-like receptors, alleles, cardiovascular risk, disease outcomes, treatment protocols, and drugs for arthritis. The series is designed for student nurses, practicing healthcare workers, qualified nurses and healthcare practitioners, post graduates, special project students, teachers, lecturers and professors of nursing and healthcare. It is also suitable for college, university or nursing school libraries as a reference guide"--Provided by publisher.
- Self assessment questions in rheumatology 2009, Springer
- Sine syndromes in rheumatology 2014, SpringerSine syndromes (SSs) represent atypical forms of inflammatory rheumatic diseases, the courses of which are often severe. While the diagnosis of rheumatic diseases can be determined according to an established set of diagnostic criteria based on clinical characteristics and laboratory parameters, Sine Syndromes do not fulfill the standard criteria used to assist in the classification of patients with rheumatological disorders. This concise book gives an overview of atypical courses in common inflammatory rheumatic diseases such as Wegener's granulomatosis, systemic sclerosis, Sjögren's syndrome, or systemic lupus erythematosus. Each chapter reviews similar cases reported in the literature and presents current data on treatment options. Drawing on their vast clinical experience, the editors provide a series of detailed case reports in order to illustrate the different types of disease. The book is intended to facilitate early diagnosis and effective therapy in patients where a schematic approach may not prove sufficient. Sine Syndromes in Rheumatology will serve as a useful and easily accessible reference for specialists in rheumatology as well as for practitioners in the fields of internal medicine, pediatrics, and orthopedics.
- Sjögren's syndrome 2012, Springer
- Sjögren's syndrome 2011, SpringerIntroduction -- A Note from Sweden: Recollection of Henrik Sjögren -- Myths, Pearls, and Tips Regarding Sjögren's Syndrome -- Providing Information to Referring Physicians and Patients -- Current Concepts on Classification Criteria and Disease Status Indexes in Sjögren's Syndrome -- Histopathology and Glandular Biopsies in Sjögren's Syndrome -- Imaging Technology in Sjögren's Syndrome: Non-invasive Evaluation of the Salivary Glands -- Genomics and Viruses in Sjögren's Syndrome -- Autoantibodies and Autoantigens in Sjögren's Syndrome -- B-cell Epitopes of Sjögren's Syndrome-Related Autoantigens Ro/SSA and La/SSB -- Neurobiology and Hormonal Control of Lacrimal and Salivary Gland Function -- Overview of Management of Dry Eye Associated with Sjögren's Syndrome -- Pathogenesis: Emphasis on Dry Eye and the Role of the Lacrimal Functional Unit in Sjögren's Syndrome -- Oral and Dental Manifestations of Sjögren's Syndrome: Current Approaches to Diagnostics and Therapy -- Etiology and Pathogenesis of Sjögren's Syndrome with Special Emphasis on the Salivary Glands -- Otolaryngologic Manifestations of Sjögren's Syndrome -- Extraglandular Manifestations of Sjögren's Syndrome (SS): Dermatologic, Arthritic, Endocrine, Pulmonary, Cardiovascular, Gastroenterology, Renal, Urology, and Gynecologic Manifestations -- Therapy of Dermatologic, Renal, Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, Gynecologic, Gastro-enterologic, Urologic and Fibromyalgia Manifestations Including Special Considerations at the Time of Surgery -- Current Treatment of Extraglandular Manifestations with Disease-Modifying and Immunosuppressive Agents -- Lymphoproliferation and Lymphoma in Sjögren's Syndrome -- Fatigue, Dryness, and Quality of Life as Clinical Trial Outcomes in Primary Sjögren's Syndrome -- The Neurological Manifestations of Sjögren's Syndrome: Diagnosis and Treatment -- New Approaches for the Management of Dry Mouth in Sjögren's Syndrome in Japan -- New Approaches for the Management of Dry Mouth and Dry Eye in Sjögren's Syndrome in Japan Dry Eye Part -- Sjögren's Syndrome in Australia: Clinical Practice and Research -- Primary Sjögren's Syndrome: Report from India -- Sjögren's Syndrome in China -- Sjögren's Syndrome in China -- Sjögren's Syndrome in Israel: A Scientific Point of View -- Looking into the Future-The EULAR Disease Activity Scores: Toward a Consensual Evaluation of Primary Sjögren's Syndrome -- Looking into the Crystal Ball: Initiatives from the Sjögren's Syndrome Foundation That Will Impact Patient Care -- Biological Treatment for Sjögren's Syndrome -- Looking into the Future-Emerging Therapies Based on Pathogenesis -- Into the Future: Autonomic Neuropathy, MicroRNAs, and Gene Therapy.
- Skin manifestations in rheumatic disease 2014, SpringerRheumatologic diseases are highly associated with clinical symptoms of the skin, nails, and mucosal membranes. This book provides the practicing rheumatologist with a rapid, easy to consult reference to help interpret the nature of these cutaneous lesions and then quickly decide upon the appropriate follow-up tests. Utilizing an abundance of informative photographs, it contains all of the essential information needed for early diagnosis and treatment. This comprehensive guide properly orients the practitioner within the challenging world of rheumatologic disorders of the skin and gives insight into when consultation with a dermatologist is advisable.
- Studies on arthritis and joint disorders 2013, SpringerJoint diseases are a major public health concern. Reactive oxygen species are mediators in pathways associated with joint tissue injury. Oxidative Stress in Applied Basic Research and Clinical Practice: Studies on Arthritis and Joint Disorders provides background to understanding the role of reactive oxygen species in joint diseases, as well as therapeutic strategies for their regulation. International experts discuss recent advances on experimental and clinical data focused on free radical-mediated mechanisms of disease. The book also addresses the protective role of antioxidants against the insult of reactive oxygen species in rheumatic diseases.
- Systematic musculoskeletal examinations 2012, AccessMedicineA step-by-step learning text and atlas designed to teach essential and foundational skills of musculoskeletal physical assessment. Comprised of a 3-part learning system: 1. Screening Musculoskeletal Examination (SMSE): rapid assessment of structure and function 2. General Musculoskeletal Examination (GMSE): comprehensive assessment of joint inflammation and arthritis 3. Regional Musculoskeletal Examination (RMSE): focused assessments of structure and function combined with special testing of the shoulder, knee, and neck and low back.
- Textbook of pediatric rheumatology. 6th ed. 2011, ScienceDirectSection 1. Basic concepts -- section 2. Chronic arthritis -- section 3. Systemic connective tissue diseases -- section 4. Systemic vasculitis -- section 5. Arthritis related to infection -- section 6. Systemic disorders with rheumatic manifestations -- section 7. Noninflammatory causes of musculoskeletal pain.
- Tribology in total hip and knee arthroplasty 2014, SpringerWear and osteolysis are still the most important potential problems in total hip and knee arthroplasty. Although technology in arthroplasty has been improved dramatically during the past decade, the clinical data relating to some implants reveal that many concerns remain. During the "Tribology Day" within the scientific programme of the 2013 EFORT Congress in Istanbul, the main topics included these concerns as well as the benefits of the materials most commonly used in total hip and knee arthroplasty. This book includes the presentations delivered on the day and covers a range of interesting issues regarding metal, ceramic, and polyethylene articulations. It provides information on the current concepts relating to tribology in total hip arthroplasty and offers a critical outlook on possible improvements in total knee arthroplasty.
- Ultrasonography of the upper extremity 2014, SpringerThis practice-oriented book, containing a wealth of high-quality ultrasound images, provides clear, concise, and complete coverage of the normal anatomy of the hand and wrist - tendons, nerves, and vascular structures - as well as the main pathologic conditions encountered in this area. The ultrasound images have been acquired with state of the art scanners and carefully labeled to facilitate recognition of each and every anatomic structure. Helpful comparison is also made with images and findings obtained using other diagnostic techniques, including in particular magnetic resonance imaging. The lucid text is complemented by practical tables summarizing key points for ease of reference. Readers will find Ultrasonography of the Upper Extremity to be a rich source of information on anatomy, examination techniques, and ultrasound appearances of one of the anatomic regions to have benefited the most from the technological revolution that has taken place in the field of ultrasonography during recent years. The book will appeal to both novice and experienced practitioners, including above all radiologists and ultrasound technicians but also rheumatologists and orthopedic surgeons.
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