Spondylitis

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Spondylitis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Spondylitis" returned 1598 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A case of essential thrombocythemia and ankylosing spondylitis treated with a combination of anagrelide, disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs, and etanercept.
 

Author(s): Vanja Zeremski, Aleksandar Savić, Tatjana Ilić, Ivana Milosević, Marina Maksimović, Biljana Vucković

Journal: Srp Arh Celok Lek. ;144(1-2):81-4.

 

A high platelet count, or thrombocytosis, is either a reactive process or a result of a myeloproliferative disorder. Ankylosing spondylitis is a chronic inflammatory rheumatic disease affecting the spine and sometimes peripheral joints in which reactive mild to moderate thrombocytosis ...

Last Updated: 9 Jun 2016

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Exposure of Prebiopsy Antibiotics Influence Bacteriological Diagnosis and Clinical Outcomes in Patients With Infectious Spondylitis.
 

Author(s): Ying-Chih Wang, Chak-Bor Wong, I-Chun Wang, Tsai-Sheng Fu, Lih-Huei Chen, Wen-Jer Chen

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Apr;95(15):e3343.

 

The benefit of prebiopsy empirical antibiotics for patients with infectious spondylitis and the effect on clinical outcome are not well known. This study assessed the impact of prebiopsy empirical antibiotics in patients with infectious spondylitis. We retrospectively reviewed 41 ...

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2016

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Tuberculous Spondylitis Following Kyphoplasty: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.
 

Author(s): Chao-Yuan Ge, Li-Ming He, Yong-Hong Zheng, Tuan-Jiang Liu, Hua Guo, Bao-Rong He, Li-Xiong Qian, Yuan-Tin Zhao, Jun-Song Yang, Ding-Jun Hao

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Mar;95(11):e2940.

 

Tuberculous spondylitis of the augmented vertebral column following percutaneous vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty has rarely been described. We report an unusual case of tuberculous spondylitis diagnosed after percutaneous kyphoplasty (PKP). A 61-year-old woman presented to our institution ...

Last Updated: 18 Mar 2016

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The terms "Spondylitis" returned 121 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Do Anti-TNF Blockers Increase the Risk of Lung Involvement in Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis or Psoriatic Arthritis? A Systematic Review.
 

Author(s): Fabiola Atzeni, Elisabetta Grillo, Ignazio F Masala, Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini, Gareth T Jones

Journal: Isr. Med. Assoc. J.. ;18(3-4):154-5.

 

Lung involvement is a well-recognized extra-articular manifestation of ankylosing spondylitis (AS). Anecdotal reports suggest that the use of anti-TNF drugs may be related to lung disease and pulmonary fibrosis. To examine the association between anti-TNF drugs and the development ...

Last Updated: 27 May 2016

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The Role of MicroRNAS in Ankylosing Spondylitis.
 

Author(s): Zheng Li, Sunny H Wong, Jianxiong Shen, Matthew T V Chan, William Ka Kei Wu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Apr;95(14):e3325.

 

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a common and genetically heterozygous inflammatory rheumatic disease characterized by new bone formation, ankylosis and inflammation of hip, sacroiliac joints and spine. Until now, there is no method for early diagnosis of AS and the effective treatment ...

Last Updated: 9 Apr 2016

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Comparative Effectiveness of Biologic Therapy Regimens for Ankylosing Spondylitis: A Systematic Review and a Network Meta-Analysis.
 

Author(s): Chao Chen, XiaoLin Zhang, Lu Xiao, XueSong Zhang, XinLong Ma

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Mar;95(11):e3060.

 

To establish the comparative effectiveness of all available biologic therapy regimens for ankylosing spondylitis, we performed a systematic review and a Bayesian network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. PubMed, Medline, Embase, Cochrane library, and ClinicalTrials.gov ...

Last Updated: 18 Mar 2016

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Progression of Spinal Fusion in Ankylosing Spondylitis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Spondylitis, Ankylosing

 

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2016

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European Ankylosing Spondylitis Infliximab Cohort (EASIC) Follow up Registration Study
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Ankylosing Spondylitis

 

Last Updated: 27 Jan 2011

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