Rheumatology

Rheumatology (Greek ρεύμα, rheuma, river) is a sub-specialty in internal medicine and pediatrics, devoted to diagnosis and therapyof rheumatic diseases. Clinicians who specialize in rheumatology are called rheumatologists. Rheumatologists deal mainly with clinical problems involving joints, soft tissues, autoimmune diseases, vasculitis, and heritable connective tissue disorders.

Worsening of lesions on MRI predicts knee OA

People without x-ray evidence of osteoarthritis in their knees but with MRI-identified lesions that worsen over time are significantly likelier to develop knee OA, compared with people whose lesions...

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
Type: News Item

Serum HA cutoff predicts progression in knee OA

Serum concentration of hyaluronic acid correlated with the severity of knee osteoarthritis in a longitudinal population-based cohort, with concentrations above 51.9 ng/mL significantly associated...

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
Type: News Item

Three-month time point critical in T2T

Three months marks a critical time point that determines whether a rheumatoid arthritis patient will reach a treatment target at 6 months, according to results of a study published in Annals of the...

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
Type: News Item

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