Clinical rheumatology and osteoporosis

Section edited by Jasvinder Singh

This section concerns all aspects of research into osteoporosis and rheumatic diseases, where the primary focus relates specifically to a component(s) of the musculoskeletal system

Previous Page Page 1 of 12 Next Page
  1. Research article

    Factors associated with hand joint destruction in Chinese patients with rheumatoid arthritis

    There have been no previous report of hand joint destruction prevalence in Chinese rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients. Therefore, the aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence and potential factors o...

    Lijuan Zhang, Jing wang, Qiuxiang Zhang, Ting Fu, Rulan Yin, Ze Wang, Liren Li, Xianhua Wu and Zhifeng Gu

    BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:211

    Published on: 22 May 2017

  2. Research article

    Multidimensional daily diary of fatigue-fibromyalgia-17 items (MDF-fibro-17): part 2 psychometric evaluation in fibromyalgia patients

    The Multidimensional Daily Diary of Fatigue-Fibromyalgia-17 instrument (MDF-Fibro-17) has been developed for use in fibromyalgia (FM) clinical studies and includes 5 domains: Global Fatigue Experience, Cogniti...

    Y. Li, S. Morris, J. Cole, S. Dube’, J. A. M. Smith, C. Burbridge, T. Symonds, S. Hudgens and W. Wang

    BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:198

    Published on: 18 May 2017

  3. Research article

    Multidimensional daily diary of fatigue–fibromyalgia–17 items (MDF-fibro-17). part 1: development and content validity

    Fibromyalgia (FM), a disorder characterized by chronic widespread pain and tenderness, affects greater than five million individuals in the United States alone. Patients experience multiple symptoms in additio...

    S. Morris, Y. Li, J.A.M. Smith, S. Dube’, C. Burbridge and T. Symonds

    BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:195

    Published on: 16 May 2017

  4. Research article

    Persons with rheumatoid arthritis challenge the relevance of the health assessment questionnaire: a qualitative study of patient perception

    The Stanford Health Assessment Questionnaire-Disability Index (HAQ) is widely used to measure functional ability in persons with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). The instrument was developed with limited involvement...

    David Ebbevi, Anna Essén and Helena Hvitfeldt Forsberg

    BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:189

    Published on: 12 May 2017

  5. Research article

    Influence of subject discontinuation on long-term nonvertebral fracture rate in the denosumab FREEDOM Extension study

    Denosumab treatment for up to 8 years in the FREEDOM study and Extension was associated with low fracture incidence. It was not clear whether subjects who discontinued during the study conduct had a higher ris...

    Jonathan D. Adachi, Henry G. Bone, Nadia S. Daizadeh, Paula Dakin, Socrates Papapoulos, Peyman Hadji, Chris Recknor, Michael A. Bolognese, Andrea Wang, Celia J. F. Lin, Rachel B. Wagman and Serge Ferrari

    BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:174

    Published on: 27 April 2017

  6. Research article

    Silent progression in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: is DAS28 remission an insufficient goal in RA? Results from the German Remission-plus cohort

    Remission is arguably the ultimate therapeutic goal in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Applying modern strategies, clinical remission can be achieved in a substantial number of patients with early RA (ERA). Even in...

    Philipp Sewerin, Stefan Vordenbaeumen, Annika Hoyer, Ralph Brinks, Christian Buchbender, Falk Miese, Christoph Schleich, Sabine Klein, Matthias Schneider and Benedikt Ostendorf

    BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:163

    Published on: 19 April 2017

  7. Research article

    Compliance and persistence with oral bisphosphonates for the treatment of osteoporosis in female patients with rheumatoid arthritis

    Poor adherence with oral bisphosphonates (BPs) can mitigate their therapeutic benefit for osteoporosis and is a significant clinical burden. Most previous studies regarding adherence with oral BPs have focused...

    Ji-Heh Park, Eun-Kyoung Park, Dong-Wan Koo, Shinwon Lee, Sun-Hee Lee, Geun-Tae Kim and Seung-Geun Lee

    BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:152

    Published on: 11 April 2017

  8. Research article

    Effect of teriparatide (rh-PTH 1–34) versus bisphosphonate on the healing of osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture: A retrospective comparative study

    Teriparatide (recombinant human parathyroid hormone 1–34) is increasingly used for the treatment of severe osteoporosis because it stimulates bone formation and may potentially enhance fracture healing. The ob...

    Akira Iwata, Masahiro Kanayama, Fumihiro Oha, Tomoyuki Hashimoto and Norimasa Iwasaki

    BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:148

    Published on: 7 April 2017

  9. Research article

    Patient Endorsement of the Outcome Measures in Rheumatology (OMERACT) Total Joint Replacement (TJR) clinical trial draft core domain set

    A patient- and surgeon-Delphi-derived Outcome Measures in Rheumatology (OMERACT) draft core domain set for total joint arthroplasty (TJR) trials was recently developed. Our objective was to obtain further pati...

    Jasvinder A. Singh, Michelle Dowsey and Peter F. Choong

    BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:111

    Published on: 15 March 2017

  10. Case report

    Cementoma of the calcaneus: a case report

    The cementoma is a common disease of the dental root apex, which generally occurs in the maxilla and the mandible, but the cementoma occurring in the long bone is rare. Moreover, the incidence of cementoma in ...

    Xiaona Li, Zhigang Peng, Mahrukh Latif, Abhinav Kumar, Wei Chen and Zekun Zhang

    BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:103

    Published on: 14 March 2017

  11. Research article

    Does rheumatoid synovitis activity vary during the day? Evaluation with color doppler sonography

    Clinical symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) improve in the course of the day, as can synovitis activity, reported via doppler ultrasound (US). The aim of the study was to establish whether the Color Doppler...

    Hakim Lazaar, Agnes Lhoste-Trouilloud, Bruno Pereira, Marion Couderc, Sylvain Mathieu and Martin Soubrier

    BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:98

    Published on: 4 March 2017

  12. Research article

    What support is needed to self-manage a rheumatic disorder: a qualitative study

    Today, patients are expected to take an active role in the form of self-management. Given the burden of a rheumatic disorder, the patients cannot be expected to self-manage on their own. In order to develop se...

    Janet M.J. Been-Dahmen, Margot J. Walter, Jolanda Dwarswaard, Johanna M.W. Hazes, AnneLoes van Staa and Erwin Ista

    BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:84

    Published on: 16 February 2017

  13. Research article

    Polymorphism and protein expression of MUTYH gene for risk of rheumatoid arthritis

    We have previously described the association between rheumatoid arthritis (RA) prevalence and the two mutY Homolog (E. coli) (MUTYH) SNPs (rs3219463 and rs3219476) among the Taiwanese population. This present ...

    Shih-Yin Chen, Hsin-Han Chen, Yu-Chuen Huang, Shih-Ping Liu, Ying-Ju Lin, Sui-Foon Lo, Yuan-Yen Chang, Hui-Wen Lin, Chung-Ming Huang and Fuu-Jen Tsai

    BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:69

    Published on: 7 February 2017

  14. Review

    An overview of osteoporosis and frailty in the elderly

    Osteoporosis and osteoporotic fractures remain significant public health challenges worldwide. Recently the concept of frailty in relation to osteoporosis in the elderly has been increasingly accepted, with em...

    Guowei Li, Lehana Thabane, Alexandra Papaioannou, George Ioannidis, Mitchell A. H. Levine and Jonathan D. Adachi

    BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:46

    Published on: 26 January 2017

  15. Research article

    Accuracy of injection and short-term pain relief following intra-articular corticosteroid injection in knee osteoarthritis – an observational study

    Intra-articular corticosteroid injections (IACI) are effective treatments for pain in knee osteoarthritis (KOA) but treatment response varies. There is uncertainty as to whether structural factors such as accu...

    G. Hirsch, T. W. O’Neill, G. Kitas, A. Sinha and R. Klocke

    BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:44

    Published on: 26 January 2017

  16. Research article

    Plasma miRNA expression profiles in rheumatoid arthritis associated interstitial lung disease

    Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is frequently associated with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and is designated RA-associated ILD (RA-ILD). RA-ILD has a large impact on the prognosis of RA. Here, we investigated th...

    Shomi Oka, Hiroshi Furukawa, Kota Shimada, Atsushi Hashimoto, Akiko Komiya, Naoshi Fukui, Naoyuki Tsuchiya and Shigeto Tohma

    BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:21

    Published on: 19 January 2017

Previous Page Page 1 of 12 Next Page

Can't find what you are looking for?

Articles for this section are still being added to this new-look site. In the meantime you can still view this section on our old site.