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  1. To review current literature to support the use of mesna as a preventive therapy for hemorrhagic cystitis and bladder cancer in patients with systemic autoimmune diseases and systemic vasculitis treated with c...

    Authors: Alexandre Wagner S. de Souza, João Gabriel Dantas, Ana Carolina de Oliveira e Silva Montandon, Ana Luísa Calich, Andrea Rocha de Saboia Mont’ Alverne, Andrese Aline Gasparin, Dante Bianchi, Emily Figueiredo Neves Yuki, Nathalia Sacilotto, Edgard Torres dos Reis Neto, Odirlei André Monticielo and Ivanio Alves Pereira
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:41
  2. Musculoskeletal chronic pain is a leading cause of global disability and laboral incapacity. However, there is a lack of population-based studies that investigate the relationship between chronic pain and ment...

    Authors: Ruben Horst Duque, Carla Vasconcelos Cáspar Andrade, Valdir Ribeiro Campos, Isac Ribeiro Moulaz, Laíssa Fiorotti Albertino and Maria Bernadete Renoldi de Oliveira Gavi
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:40
  3. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) comprises a whole spectrum of chronic arthritis starting before 16 years of age. The study aims to explore the clinical and demographic descriptors, treatment, and disease p...

    Authors: Sean Hideo Shirata Lanças, Matheus Zanata Brufatto Furlan, Taciana de Albuquerque Pedrosa Fernandes, Sula Glaucia Lage Drumond and Claudia Saad Magalhães
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:39
  4. This study examines the association of standard-of-care systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) medications with key outcomes such as low disease activity attainment, flares, damage accrual, and steroid-sparing, fo...

    Authors: Ricardo Azêdo de Luca Montes, Molla Huq, Timothy Godfrey, Shereen Oon, Alicia Calderone, Rangi Kandane-Rathnayake, Worawit Louthrenoo, Shue-Fen Luo, Yeong-Jian Jan Wu, Vera Golder, Aisha Lateef, Sandra V. Navarra, Leonid Zamora, Laniyati Hamijoyo, Sargunan Sockalingam, Yuan An…
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:38
  5. It is well-established that patients with a history of gout are more susceptible to experiencing gastrointestinal bleeding. Gout flare during active gastrointestinal bleeding poses a significant challenge due ...

    Authors: Yujie Jiang, Xuelian Hong, Bingtian Xia and Hongwei Du
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:37
  6. While ultrasound and MRI are both superior to clinical examination in the detection of joint inflammation, there is presently a lack of data whether thermography may be similarly useful in the assessment of jo...

    Authors: York Kiat Tan and Gek Hsiang Lim
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:36
  7. Immunoglobulin G4-related disease is a systemic immune-mediated disease with insidious evolution characterized by fibroinflammatory lesions over virtually any organ system. Despite the remarkable progression o...

    Authors: Frederico Augusto Gurgel Pinheiro, Ivanio Alves Pereira, Alexandre Wagner Silva de Souza, Henrique Ayres Mayrink Giardini and Rafael Alves Cordeiro
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:35
  8. Psoriasis (PsO) is an immune-mediated chronic inflammatory disease that results in severe outcomes that impact the patient’s quality of life and work productivity. We investigated the effectiveness of secukinu...

    Authors: Ibrahim A. Al-Homood, Mohammed Alajlan, Majid Alberdisi, Mohammad Alturki, Ahmed Ali Ahmed and Nancy Zakaria
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:34
  9. There is a remarkable variability in the frequency of HLA-B27 positivity in patients with spondyloarthritis (SpA), which may be associated with different clinical presentations worldwide. However, there is a l...

    Authors: Gustavo Gomes Resende, Carla Goncalves Schahin Saad, Claudia Diniz Lopes Marques, Sandra Lúcia Euzébio Ribeiro, Maria Bernadete Renoldi de Oliveira Gavi, Michel Alexandre Yazbek, Adriana de Oliveira Marinho, Rita de Cássia Menin, Manuella Lima Gomes Ochtrop, Andressa Miozzo Soares, Nara Gualberto Cavalcanti, Jamille Nascimento Carneiro, Glaucio Ricardo Werner de Castro, José Mauro Carneiro Fernandes, Elziane da Cruz Ribeiro E Souza, Corina Quental de Menezes Alvarenga…
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:33
  10. Hereditary connective tissue disorders include more than 200 conditions affecting different organs and tissues, compromising the biological role of the extracellular matrix through interference in the synthesi...

    Authors: Nilton Salles Rosa Neto, Ivânio Alves Pereira, Flávio Roberto Sztajnbok and Valderílio Feijó Azevedo
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:32
  11. To illustrate how (standardised) effect sizes (ES) vary based on calculation method and to provide considerations for improved reporting.

    Authors: Thomas J. Schnitzer, Philip G. Conaghan, Francis Berenbaum, Lucy Abraham, Joseph C. Cappelleri, Andrew G. Bushmakin, Lars Viktrup, Ruoyong Yang and Mark T. Brown
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:31
  12. A cost of illness (COI) study aims to evaluate the socioeconomic burden that an illness imposes on society as a whole. This study aimed to describe the resources used, patterns of care, direct cost, and loss o...

    Authors: Mirhelen Mendes de Abreu, Odirlei Andre Monticielo, Vander Fernandes, Dalianna Luise Andrade Souto Rodrigues, Cristhiane Almeida Leite da Silva, Alexandre Cristovão Maiorano, Fernando dos Santos Beserra, Flavia Rachel Moreira Lamarão, Bruna Medeiros Gonçalves de Veras, Nathalie David, Magda Araújo, Marcelly Cristinny Ribeiro Alves, Matheus Amaral Stocco, Fernando Mello Lima, Emilly Borret, Andrese Aline Gasparin…
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:30
  13. Relapsing polychondritis is a rare multisystem disease involving cartilaginous and proteoglycan-rich structures. The diagnosis of this disease is mainly suggested by the presence of flares of inflammation of t...

    Authors: Blanca E R G Bica, Alexandre Wagner S de Souza and Ivânio Alves Pereira
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:29
  14. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is a rare genetic hyperinflammatory syndrome that occurs early in life. Macrophage activation syndrome (MAS) usually refers to a secondary form of HLH associated with a...

    Authors: Flavio Sztajnbok, Adriana Rodrigues Fonseca, Leonardo Rodrigues Campos, Kátia Lino, Marta Cristine Félix Rodrigues, Rodrigo Moulin Silva, Rozana Gasparello de Almeida, Sandro Félix Perazzio and Margarida de Fátima Fernandes Carvalho
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:28
  15. Enteropathic spondyloarthritis is underdiagnosed and inflammatory biomarkers and ultrasonography (US) could be useful for screening inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients. The objective of this study was to...

    Authors: Míriam Küster Huber, Valeria Valim, Érica Vieira Serrano, José Alexandre Mendonça, Rafael Burgomeister Lourenço, Thaisa Moraes Ribeiro Espírito Santo, Hilde Nordal, Maria de Fátima Bissoli and Maria Bernadete Renoldi de Oliveira Gavi
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:27
  16. To assess the drug survival and change of disease activity using a second Janus kinase inhibitor (JAKi) after failure to a JAKi and subsequent biologic disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (bDMARDs) in patie...

    Authors: Oh Chan Kwon, Wonho Choi, Soo Min Ahn, Ji Seon Oh, Seokchan Hong, Chang-Keun Lee, Bin Yoo, Min-Chan Park and Yong-Gil Kim
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:26
  17. Nail involvement is frequent in patients with psoriasis (Pso) and psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and there is a relationship between nail involvement and inflammation of the enthesis. The main objective of the pres...

    Authors: Anber Ancel Tanaka, Betina Werner, Annelise Correa Bueno Bragatto, Thelma Larocca Skare and Bárbara Stadler
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:25
  18. Osteoarthritis (OA) affects the entire joint, causing structural changes in articular cartilage, subchondral bone, ligaments, capsule, synovial membrane, and periarticular muscles that afflicts millions of pe...

    Authors: Homero Garcia-Motta, Cristiano Carvalho, Evelyn Maria Guilherme, Marcos Paulo Braz de Oliveira and Karina Nogueira Zambone Pinto Rossi
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:24
  19. Infections increase mortality and morbidity and often limit immunosuppressive treatment in rheumatoid arthritis patients.

    Authors: Ana Luisa Bagno de Almeida, Maria Fernanda B. Resende Guimarães, Maria Raquel da Costa Pinto, Leticia Rocha Pereira, Ana Paula Monteiro Gomides Reis, Karina Rossi Bonfiglioli, Paulo Louzada-Junior, Rina Dalva Neubarth Giorgi, Gláucio Ricardo Werner de Castro, Sebastião Cezar Radominski, Claiton Viegas Brenol, Alisson Pugliesi, Licia Maria Henrique da Mota and Geraldo da Rocha Castelar-Pinheiro
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:23
  20. Gaucher and Fabry diseases are lysosomal storage disorders in which deficient enzyme activity leads to pathological accumulation of sphingolipids. These diseases have a broad phenotypic presentation. Musculosk...

    Authors: Rafael Alves Cordeiro, Nilton Salles Rosa Neto and Henrique Ayres Mayrink Giardini
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:22
  21. Psoriatic arthritis (PA) is a chronic inflammatory systemic arthritis that can result in loss of functional capacity and joint deformation. This systematic review assessed the effectiveness and safety of biolo...

    Authors: Thais Montezuma, Livia Fernandes Probst and Matheus Oliveira Almeida
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:21
  22. The impact of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) on nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease (NTM-PD) has not been well established. In this study, we investigated the clinical course of NTM-PD in patients with R...

    Authors: Nakwon Kwak, Jinyoung Moon, Joong-Yub Kim, Jun Won Park and Jae-Joon Yim
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:20
  23. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory joint disease, which might trigger cartilage, bone damage, and disability. Recent studies have suggested that Tetramethylpyrazine (TMP), an alkaloid monomer ...

    Authors: Yu-jing Zhang, Li-feng Chen, Xu Li, Jian-hua Chen and Zhang-kui Tan
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:19
  24. If a large amount of urate crystals is deposited in a joint cavity for an extended period of time, bone erosion will occur and gradually cause skeletal muscle necrosis and joint deformity. The aim of this stud...

    Authors: Zhuyi Ji, Yukai Huang, Ling Liang, Paifeng Lin, Xin Guo, Qidang Huang, Zhengping Huang, Shuyang Chen, Zhixiang Huang, Biao Wang, Lixin Huang, Shanmiao Sun, Weiming Deng and Tianwang Li
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:18
  25. The labial salivary glands (LSGs) are important for the diagnosis, evaluation of therapeutic efficacy, and genetic analyses of primary Sjögren’s syndrome (pSS). In autoimmune diseases, the recognition of self ...

    Authors: Huimin Yang, Chao Sun, Xin Wang, Tao Wang, Changhao Xie and Zhijun Li
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:17
  26. Despite their rarity, Lyme disease and Whipple’s disease are of significant importance in rheumatology, as both can manifest as chronic arthritis, presenting challenges in the differential diagnosis of inflamm...

    Authors: Henrique Ayres Mayrink Giardini, Fabricio Souza Neves, Ivanio Alves Pereira and Rafael Alves Cordeiro
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:16
  27. To investigate the role of eye signs in predicting poor outcomes in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).

    Authors: Jianbin Li, Jiangbiao Xiong, Pengcheng Liu, Yilin Peng, Shuang Cai, Xia Fang, Shujiao Yu, Jun Zhao and Rui Wu
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:15
  28. This study aimed to investigate the causal impact of inflammatory cytokines on Sjogren’s Syndrome (SS) and to identify potential biomarkers for SS clinical management using Mendelian Randomization (MR).

    Authors: Wenbin Shi, Yuli Xu, Anan Zhang, Xiqun Jia, Shuhua Liu and Ziyang Hu
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:14
  29. Increased malignancy frequency is well documented in adult-systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), but with limited reports in childhood-onset SLE (cSLE) series. We explored the frequency of malignancy associated ...

    Authors: Matheus Zanata Brufatto, Sean Hideo Shirata Lanças, Taciana de Albuquerque Pedrosa Fernandes, Adriana Maluf Elias Sallum, Lucia Maria Arruda Campos, Ana Paula Sakamoto, Maria Teresa Terreri, Flavio Roberto Sztajnbok, Blanca Elena Rios Gomes Bica, Virginia Paes Leme Ferriani, Luciana Martins de Carvalho, Clovis Artur Almeida Silva and Claudia Saad-Magalhaes
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:13
  30. In a recent genome-wide association study, novel genetic variations of WNT9A were reported to be involved in the etiopathogenesis of thumb osteoarthritis (TOA) in Caucasians. Our purposes were to replicate the as...

    Authors: Jian Dai, Haitao Jiang, Zhang Cheng, Yao Li, Zhaoqi Yang, Chuan Cheng and Xiaoming Tang
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:12
  31. Interleukin-17 (IL-17) family plays a role in the pathogenesis of knee osteoarthritis (KOA) by contributing to the inflammatory and destructive processes in the affected joint. This study aimed to measure leve...

    Authors: Zahra Kamiab, Hossein Khorramdelazad, Mehdi Kafi, Abdollah Jafarzadeh, Vahid Mohammadi-Shahrokhi, Zahra Bagheri-Hosseinabadi, Pooya Saeed Askari and Mitra Abbasifard
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:11
  32. The HLA-DRB1 shared epitope (SE) is a risk factor for the development of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and the production of anti-citrullinated protein antibodies (ACPAs) in RA patients. Our objective was to examine ...

    Authors: Leslie R. Harrold, Keith Wittstock, Sheila Kelly, Xue Han, Joe Zhuo, Amy Schrader, Nicole Middaugh, Page C. Moore and Vadim Khaychuk
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:10
  33. Hip fractures in the older adults lead to increased morbidity and mortality. Although a low bone mineral density is considered the leading risk factor, it is essential to recognize other factors that could aff...

    Authors: Daniela Castelo Azevedo, Leonardo Santos Hoff, Sergio Candido Kowalski, Carlos Augusto Ferreira de Andrade, Virgínia Fernandes Moça Trevisani and Ana Karla Guedes de Melo
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:8
  34. Chronic back pain (CBP) is a major cause of years lived with disability. Social inequalities increase the prevalence and burden of CBP. Management of CBP was affected by restricted access to non-pharmacologica...

    Authors: Antônia Celia de Castro Alcantara, Hermano Alexandre Lima Rocha, Jobson Lopes de Oliveira, Xenofon Baraliakos and Francisco Airton Castro Rocha
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:7
  35. Despite some knowledge gaps in scientific evidence, MgCl2 is largely used for pain relief in musculoskeletal diseases. Mg salts were shown to provide analgesia postoperatively in orthopedic surgery and low Mg lev...

    Authors: Ana Carolina Matias Dinelly Pinto, Rodolfo de Melo Nunes, Waleska Vidal de Freitas Carvalho, Virgínia Claudia Carneiro Girão and Francisco Airton Castro Rocha
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:6
  36. Knowledge of patients about Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a necessary aspect to better approach self-management support in a patient-centered manner. The research instrument known as the Rheumatoid Arthritis Kn...

    Authors: Lindomar Mineiro, Tamires Terezinha Gallo da Silva, Silvia Regina Valderramas, Sergio Candido Kowalski, Eduardo dos Santos Paiva and Anna Raquel Silveira Gomes
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:5
  37. Osteonecrosis is a major cause of morbidity for patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Although core decompression is an approved and trusted technique to prevent further joint deterioration, this s...

    Authors: Pouya Hadighi, Seyedeh Tahereh Faezi, Seyed Mohammad Javad Mortazavi, Mohsen Rokni, Leila Aghaghazvini, Amir Kasaeian, Mohammad Nejadhosseinian, Hoda Haerian and Hamid Reza Fateh
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:4
  38. Patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) experience reduced physical function and impaired quality of life. Better patient-reported functional outcomes are found when lower disease activity is achieved.

    Authors: Larissa Vargas Cruz, Júlia Boechat Farani, Júlia Rabello Costa, João Victor de Andrade Águas, Bruna Ruschel, Franciele de Almeida Menegat, Andrese Aline Gasparin, Claiton Viegas Brenol, Charles Lubianca Kohem, Adrieli Bessa, Francisco Forestiero, Felipe Thies and Penélope Esther Palominos
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:3
  39. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disease that can affect several organs and systems. The central and/or peripheral nervous system can suffer from complications known as neuropsychiatric lupu...

    Authors: Thaís Evelyn Karnopp, Vinicius da Silva Freitas, Andressa Leite Di Domenico, Gustavo Flores Chapacais, Natália Garcia dos Santos, Eduarda Correa Freitas, Andrese Aline Gasparin and Odirlei André Monticielo
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:2
  40. Interstitial lung disease (ILD) remains one of the most important causes of morbidity and mortality in patients with Connective Tissue Diseases (CTD). This study evaluated the impact of hospitalization on mort...

    Authors: Anna Korogodina, Navneet Kaur, Xianhong Xie, Adhya Mehta, Krystal L. Cleven, Bibi Ayesha and Anand Kumthekar
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2024 64:1
  41. This study aims to evaluate the effect of functional versus resistance exercise training on the functional capacity and quality of life of psoriatic arthritis patients.

    Authors: Diego Roger Silva, Sandra Mara Meireles, Christine Brumini and Jamil Natour
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2023 63:58
  42. Many people with non-specific chronic low back pain (NSCLBP) do not recover with current conventional management. Systematic reviews show multidimensional treatment improves pain better than usual active inter...

    Authors: Sanaz Bemani, Javad Sarrafzadeh, Shohreh Noorizadeh Dehkordi, Saeed Talebian, Reza Salehi and Jamileh Zarei
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2023 63:57
  43. Some studies have suggested the HLA-B27 gene may protect against some infections, as well as it could play a benefit role on the viral clearance, including hepatitis C and HIV. However, there is lack of SARS-C...

    Authors: GD Mota, CL Marques, SL Ribeiro, C Albuquerque, G Castro, D Fernandino, F Omura, A Ranzolin, G Resende, N Silva, M Souza, S Studart, R Xavier, M Yazbek and Marcelo M Pinheiro
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2023 63:56
  44. Seasonal influenza A (H3N2) virus is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in the last 50 years in population that is greater than the impact of H1N1. Data assessing immunogenicity and safety of this v...

    Authors: Nadia Emi Aikawa, Eduardo Ferreira Borba, Verena Andrade Balbi, Adriana Maluf Elias Sallum, Izabel Mantovani Buscatti, Lucia Maria Arruda Campos, Kátia Tomie Kozu, Cristiana Couto Garcia, Artur Silva Vidal Capão, Adriana Coracini Tonacio de Proença, Elaine Pires Leon, Alberto José da Silva Duarte, Marta Heloisa Lopes, Clovis Artur Silva and Eloisa Bonfá
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2023 63:55
  45. Previous studies have suggested that systemic metabolic abnormalities are closely related to psoriatic arthritis (PsA). Gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase (GGT) and indirect bilirubin (IBIL), two essential active s...

    Authors: Xu Wang, Yan Mao, Shang Ji, Huanrong Hu, Qian Li, Lichao Liu, Shaomin Shi and Yaling Liu
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2023 63:53
  46. Cardiac involvement is one of the most serious complications of idiopathic inflammatory myopathy (IIM) that indicates poor prognosis. However, there is a lack of effective biomarkers for the identification of ...

    Authors: Hao Zhang, Huihui Chi, Liangzhe Xie, Yue Sun, Honglei Liu, Xiaobing Cheng, Junna Ye, Hui Shi, Qiongyi Hu, Jianfen Meng, Zhuochao Zhou, Jialin Teng, Chengde Yang and Yutong Su
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2023 63:52
  47. The defect of B cell self-tolerance and the continuous antigen presentation by T cells (TCs) mediated by autoreactive B cells (BCs) play a key role in the occurrence and development of systemic lupus erythemat...

    Authors: Zhuobei Xie, Li Dai, Haohua He, Dengxiao Hong, Honghui Tang, Wenyan Xu, Zhongxin Chen, Hongtao Wang, Baiqing Li, Changhao Xie and Yuanyuan Wang
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2023 63:51
  48. To compare the efficacy and safety between baricitinib (BARI) and tofacitinib (TOFA) for the treatment of the rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients receiving methotrexate (MTX) in clinical practice.

    Authors: Xiaoling Liao, Wang Huo, Wen Zeng, Fang Qin, Fei Dong, Wanling Wei and Ling Lei
    Citation: Advances in Rheumatology 2023 63:50

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