Scoring systems for evaluation of radiographic progression of rheumatoid arthritis


Authors: J. Gatterová 1;  Z. Seidl 2;  M. Vaněčková 2;  D. Tegzová 1;  L. Šedová 1;  K. Pavelka 1
Authors‘ workplace: Revmatologický ústav Praha, 2Radiologická klinika VFN Praha 1
Published in: Čes. Revmatol., 16, 2008, No. 2, p. 89-91.
Category: Overview Reports

Overview

The authors submit an overview of presently used scoring systems in monitoring of rheumatoid arthritis radiographic progression in clinical trials. At the same time, they point out the positives and negatives of mentioned systems as well as the difficulty of interpretation of some morphological findings.

Key words:
rheumatoid arthritis, scoring systems, monitoring of rheumatoid arthritis progressio


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Labels
Dermatology & STDs Paediatric rheumatology Rheumatology
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