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Inflammation and vascularisation markers of arthroscopically-guided finger joint synovial biospies reflect global disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis.

Authors
  • Vordenbäumen, Stefan
  • Sewerin, Philipp
  • Lögters, Tim
  • Miese, Falk
  • Schleich, Christoph
  • Bleck, Ellen
  • Philippski, Paulina
  • Schädel-Höpfner, Michael
  • Pauly, Thomas
  • Schneider, Matthias
  • Ostendorf, Benedikt
Type
Published Article
Journal
Clinical and experimental rheumatology
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Volume
32
Issue
1
Pages
117–120
Identifiers
PMID: 24387883
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Some histological findings in arthroscopically-guided biopsies of the dominantly affected MCP joint reflect global disease activity measures and their changes in RA patients. Moreover, repeated MCP synovial biopsy may distinguish true responders from individuals with residual disease activity, who are not readily recognized by clinical means.

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