International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases

Cover image for Vol. 15 Issue 2

April 2012

Volume 15, Issue 2

Pages 129–227, e19–e42

  1. Special article

    1. Top of page
    2. Special article
    3. Original articles
    4. Abstracts of online only content
    5. Letters to the Editor
    1. Conducting a meta-analysis: basics and good practices (pages 129–135)

      Mike W.-L. Cheung, Roger C. M. Ho, Yonghao Lim and Anselm Mak

      Article first published online: 22 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1756-185X.2012.01712.x

  2. Original articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Special article
    3. Original articles
    4. Abstracts of online only content
    5. Letters to the Editor
    1. High burden of rheumatic diseases in Lebanon: a COPCORD study (pages 136–143)

      Monique CHAAYA, Zeinab N. SLIM, Rima R. HABIB, Thurayya ARAYSSI, Rouwayda DANA, Omar HAMDAN, Maher ASSI, Zeinab ISSA and Imad UTHMAN

      Article first published online: 31 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1756-185X.2011.01682.x

    2. The efficacy of Back School on chronic low back pain of workers of a pharmaceutical company in a Tehran Suburb. COPCORD stage II study (pages 144–153)

      Bahar SADEGHI-ABDOLLAHI, Anita ESHAGHI, Siavash Nejad HOSSEINI, Mojgan GHAHREMANI and Fereydoun DAVATCHI

      Article first published online: 14 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1756-185X.2011.01660.x

    3. Different clinical features in patients with ankylosing spondylitis from southern and northern China (pages 154–162)

      Hai-jun MA, Qing-feng YIN, Feng-ping HU, Ming-hao GUO, Xiang-dong LIU, Yun LIU and Qing-yu XU

      Article first published online: 4 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1756-185X.2011.01697.x

    4. Distinct impacts of syndesmophyte formation on male and female patients with ankylosing spondylitis (pages 163–168)

      Wen-Nan HUANG, Tim K. TSO, Yi-Chi KUO and Gregory J. TSAY

      Article first published online: 30 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1756-185X.2011.01687.x

    5. Proteomic analysis of bone marrow-adherent cells in rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis (pages 169–178)

      Toshikazu Kamada, Manae S. Kurokawa, Tomohiro Kato, Kenji Takenouchi, Kenji Takahashi, Takuya Yoshioka, Teisuke Uchida, Hiroyuki Mitsui, Naoya Suematsu, Kazuki Okamoto, Kazuo Yudo, Yasuo Katayama and Hiroshi Nakamura

      Article first published online: 13 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1756-185X.2012.01702.x

    6. Tumor markers are elevated in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and do not indicate presence of cancer (pages 179–182)

      Samuel BERGAMASCHI, Edelton MORATO, Maria BAZZO, Fabricio NEVES, Sonia FIALHO, Glaucio CASTRO, Adriana ZIMMERMANN and Ivanio PEREIRA

      Article first published online: 22 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1756-185X.2011.01671.x

    7. Randomized comparison of etanercept with usual therapy in an Asian population with active rheumatoid arthritis: the APPEAL trial (pages 188–196)

      Ho-Youn KIM, Ping-Ning HSU, Merle BARBA, Wahinnuddin SULAIMAN, Debbie ROBERTSON, Bonnie VLAHOS, Rezaul KHANDKER, Henk NAB, Bruce FREUNDLICH and Andrew KOENIG

      Article first published online: 28 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1756-185X.2011.01680.x

    8. Therapeutic ultrasound versus sham ultrasound for the management of patients with knee osteoarthritis: a randomized double-blind controlled clinical study (pages 197–206)

      Yasemin Ulus, Berna Tander, Yesim Akyol, Dilek Durmus, Ozlem Buyukakıncak, Ulku Gul, Ferhan Canturk, Ayhan Bilgici and Omer Kuru

      Article first published online: 13 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1756-185X.2012.01709.x

    9. The effect of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs on the endothelial function of patients with osteoarthritis in short term (pages 207–211)

      Dilek SOLMAZ, Ismail SARI, Gercek CAN, Servet AKAR, Isin CEYLAN, Mustafa SECIL and Nurullah AKKOC

      Article first published online: 21 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1756-185X.2011.01675.x

    10. Asymptomatic celiac sprue in juvenile rheumatic diseases children (pages 220–226)

      Tamer A. GHEITA, Samar M. FAWZY, Abeer M. NOUR EL-DIN and Howaida E. GOMAA

      Article first published online: 12 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1756-185X.2011.01681.x

  3. Abstracts of online only content

    1. Top of page
    2. Special article
    3. Original articles
    4. Abstracts of online only content
    5. Letters to the Editor
    1. Abstracts of online only content (page 227)

      Article first published online: 28 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1756-185X.2012.01726.x

  4. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Special article
    3. Original articles
    4. Abstracts of online only content
    5. Letters to the Editor
    1. Acquired factor V inhibitor in systemic vasculitis (pages e19–e22)

      Chu-Oi CIANG and Moon-Ho LEUNG

      Article first published online: 21 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1756-185X.2011.01670.x

    2. Anti-Golgi autoantibodies: prevalence and disease associations in a rheumatic disease population (pages e23–e25)

      Dinny WALLIS, Alexandra GREIG, Juliet DUNPHY, Patricia OWEN and Neil MCHUGH

      Article first published online: 12 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1756-185X.2011.01655.x

    3. Recurrent ventricular tachycardia in a child with juvenile dermatomyositis – an unusual association (pages e26–e27)

      Geetanjali Jindal, Surjit SINGH, Deepti SURI, Amit RAWAT and Manoj ROHIT

      Article first published online: 13 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1756-185X.2012.01701.x

    4. Retinitis preceding systemic lupus erythematosus in absence of anti-phospholipid antibodies (pages e28–e30)

      Mario RODENAS, Santhosh KUMAR, Kenneth Bailey FREUND and Jack MOALLEM

      Article first published online: 19 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1756-185X.2011.01657.x

    5. Extremely high salivary β2-microglobulin and Na+ levels in a Sjögren syndrome patient (pages e31–e33)

      Hiromitsu ASASHIMA, Shigeko INOKUMA, Shinichiro NAKACHI, Yoshimi MATSUO, Ryo ROKUTANDA, Kiyofumi HAGIWARA and Shoko KOBAYASHI

      Article first published online: 17 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1756-185X.2011.01678.x

    6. A fulminant neurologic presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus (pages e34–e36)

      Sankalp Virendrakumar BHAVSAR, Chris M WHITE and Aurore FIFI-MAH

      Article first published online: 14 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1756-185X.2011.01663.x

    7. The medical odyssey of a boy with arthritis of familial Mediterranean fever (pages e37–e39)

      Walter CONCA, Ghassan GHATASHEH, Suhail AL-SALAM and Klaus NEIDL VAN GORKOM

      Article first published online: 18 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1756-185X.2011.01686.x

    8. Mesenteric panniculitis: a rare cause of fever (pages e40–e42)

      Hiroyasu HIRANO, Akiko YOSHIDA, Yumi SASAE, Takeo SAKUTA and Yoshitaka MORITA

      Article first published online: 19 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1756-185X.2011.01658.x

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