Idiopathic myopathy

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Idiopathic myopathy

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The terms "Idiopathic myopathy" returned 24 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A clinical analysis of risk factors for interstitial lung disease in patients with idiopathic inflammatory myopathy.
 

Author(s): Xiaomin Cen, Chuan Zuo, Min Yang, Geng Yin, Qibing Xie

Journal: Clin. Dev. Immunol.. 2013 ;2013():648570.

 

Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is a common and severe complication of idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIM). The aim of our study was to identify risk factors for ILD by evaluating both clinical and biochemical features in IIM patients with or without ILD. From January 2008 to ...

Last Updated: 9 Oct 2013

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Genetic association study of NF-κB genes in UK Caucasian adult and juvenile onset idiopathic inflammatory myopathy.
 

Author(s): Hector Chinoy, Charles K-C Li, Hazel Platt, Noreen Fertig, Hemlata Varsani, Harsha Gunawardena, Zoe Betteridge, Chester V Oddis, Neil J McHugh, Lucy R Wedderburn, William E R Ollier, Robert G Cooper,

Journal: Rheumatology (Oxford). 2012 May;51(5):794-9.

 

Treatment-resistant muscle wasting is an increasingly recognized problem in idiopathic inflammatory myopathy (IIM). TNF-α is thought to induce muscle catabolism via activation of nuclear factor-kappa B (NF-κB). Several genes share homology with the NF-κB family of proteins. This ...

Last Updated: 17 Apr 2012

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Contrast-enhanced CMR imaging reveals myocardial involvement in idiopathic inflammatory myopathy without cardiac manifestations.
 

Author(s): Sophie Mavrogeni, Marouso Douskou, Menelaos N Manoussakis

Journal: JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2011 Dec;4(12):1324-5.

 

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2011

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The terms "Idiopathic myopathy" returned 4 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Safety and efficacy of exercise training in patients with an idiopathic inflammatory myopathy--a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Gerarda E A Habers, Tim Takken

Journal: Rheumatology (Oxford). 2011 Nov;50(11):2113-24.

 

Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIMs) are a group of rare heterogeneous autoimmune skeletal muscle disorders characterized by muscle weakness, excessive muscle fatigue and diminished aerobic fitness. Exercise training could be one way to prevent or delay the negative effects of ...

Last Updated: 24 Oct 2011

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Recent advances in the immunogenetics of idiopathic inflammatory myopathy.
 

Author(s): Hector Chinoy, Janine A Lamb, William E R Ollier, Robert G Cooper

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This review summarizes the previous and current literature on the immunogenetics of idiopathic inflammatory myopathy (IIM) and updates the research progress that has been made over the past decade. A substantial part of the genetic risk for developing adult- and juvenile-onset IIM ...

Last Updated: 15 Nov 2011

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Effects of corticosteroids and immunosuppressors on idiopathic inflammatory myopathy related myocarditis evaluated by magnetic resonance imaging.
 

Author(s): Y Allanore, O Vignaux, L Arnaud, X Puéchal, S Pavy, D Duboc, P Legmann, A Kahan

Journal: Ann. Rheum. Dis.. 2006 Feb;65(2):249-52.

 

Cardiac involvement in idiopathic inflammatory myopathy has been recognised as an important prognostic factor, but treatment remains empirical.

Last Updated: 13 Jan 2006

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Environmental Risk Factors for Myositis in Military Personnel
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Dermatomyositis; Adult Polymyositis; Inclusion Body Myositis; Myositis

 

Last Updated: 17 Oct 2014

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Adult and Juvenile Myositis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Dermatomyositis; Polymyositis; Inclusion Body Myositis

 

Last Updated: 11 Nov 2014

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Study of Long-term Safety, Efficacy Tolerability of BYM338 in Patients With Sporadic Inclusion Body Myositis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Sporadic Inclusion Body Myositis (sIBM)

 

Last Updated: 24 Sep 2014

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