Spondylitis

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Spondylitis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Spondylitis" returned 1235 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Minimally invasive endoscopic treatment for lumbar infectious spondylitis: a retrospective study in a tertiary referral center.
 

Author(s): Shih-Chieh Yang, Tsai-Sheng Fu, Hung-Shu Chen, Yu-Hsien Kao, Shang-Won Yu, Yuan-Kun Tu

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Spinal infections remain a challenge for clinicians because of their variable presentation and complicated course. Common management approaches include conservative administration of antibiotics or aggressive surgical debridement. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy ...

Last Updated: 31 Mar 2014

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Ankylosing spondylitis functional and activity indices in clinical practice.
 

Author(s): C Popescu, M Trandafir, Am Bădică, F Morar, D Predeţeanu

Journal: J Med Life. 2014 Mar;7(1):78-83.

 

Clinicians have at hand several indices to evaluate disease activity and functionality in ankylosing spondylitis (AS), in order to evaluate the prognostic and the treatment of AS patients.

Last Updated: 21 Mar 2014

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Cost-of-illness and quality of life in patients with ankylosing spondylitis at a tertiary hospital in Korea.
 

Author(s): Tae-Jin Lee, Bo-Hyun Park, Joon Wan Kim, Kichul Shin, Eun Bong Lee, Yeong-Wook Song

Journal: J. Korean Med. Sci.. 2014 Feb;29(2):190-7.

 

The objectives of this study were to estimate the cost-of-illness (COI) and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) in Korea and to evaluate the effects of socio-demographic and clinical factors on the COI and the HRQOL. Face-to-face interview ...

Last Updated: 19 Feb 2014

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The terms "Spondylitis" returned 86 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Ankylosing spondylitis: an update.
 

Author(s): Vera Golder, Lionel Schachna

Journal: Aust Fam Physician. 2013 Nov;42(11):780-4.

 

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) affects one in 200 individuals and is usually diagnosed many years after onset of symptoms. Chronic back pain is common and recognition of early disease requires clinical experience and a high index of suspicion. Further, inflammatory markers are not invariably ...

Last Updated: 12 Nov 2013

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Variables related to work productivity loss in patients with ankylosing spondylitis.
 

Author(s): Renata Frauendorf, Marcelo de Medeiros Pinheiro, Rozana Mesquita Ciconelli

Journal: Rev Bras Reumatol. ;53(3):303-9.

 

The work productivity loss due to ankylosing spondylitis (AS) has become subject of interest because of its socioeconomic impact. In addition to physical limitations, other variables seem to affect the productivity of those patients, who often withdraw early from the labor force. ...

Last Updated: 20 Sep 2013

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The link between ankylosing spondylitis, Crohn's disease, Klebsiella, and starch consumption.
 

Author(s): Taha Rashid, Clyde Wilson, Alan Ebringer

Journal: Clin. Dev. Immunol.. 2013 ;2013():872632.

 

Both ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and Crohn's disease (CD) are chronic and potentially disabling interrelated conditions, which have been included under the group of spondyloarthropathies. The results of a large number of studies support the idea that an enteropathic pathogen, Klebsiella ...

Last Updated: 19 Jun 2013

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Progression of Spinal Fusion in Ankylosing Spondylitis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Spondylitis, Ankylosing

 

Last Updated: 11 Nov 2014

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Dose-Ranging Study Of Tofacitinib In Adults With Active Ankylosing Spondylitis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Ankylosing Spondylitis

 

Last Updated: 25 Sep 2014

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