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    • Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies and rheumatoid factor in leprosy patients with articular involvement 

      Ribeiro, Sandra Lúcia Euzébio [UNIFESP]; Pereira, H.l.a. [UNIFESP]; Silva, Neusa Pereira da [UNIFESP]; Neves, R.m.s. [UNIFESP]; Sato, Emilia Inoue [UNIFESP] (Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica, 2008-11-01)
      The objective of the present research was to evaluate the usefulness of anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide (anti-CCP) antibodies and the IgM rheumatoid factor (IgM RF) test for the differential diagnosis of leprosy with ...

    • Antibodies to citrullinated peptides are not associated with the rate of joint destruction in patients with a well-established diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis 

      Nieto-Colonia, Alberto Max [UNIFESP]; Santos, Wilton Silva dos [UNIFESP]; Keusseyan, Silene Peres [UNIFESP]; Caldana, Wanda [UNIFESP]; Fernandes, Artur da Rocha Correa [UNIFESP]; Andrade, Luiz Eduardo Coelho [UNIFESP] (Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica, 2008-03-01)
      Antibodies to citrullinated peptides are highly specific for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and represent a significant risk factor for undifferentiated polyarthritis. This prognostic ability may be related to the very diagnostic ...

    • Assessment of cervical pain and function in patients with rheumatoid arthritis 

      Souza, Marcelo Cardoso de [UNIFESP]; Fernandes, Eloy de Avila [UNIFESP]; Jones, Anamaria [UNIFESP]; Lombardi Júnior, Imperio [UNIFESP]; Natour, Jamil [UNIFESP] (Springer, 2011-06-01)
      Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is characterized by inflammation of the synovial membrane, which can lead to deformities and functional disability. Unlike the dorsal and lumbar spine, the cervical spine is often affected by RA. ...

    • Assessment of the effectiveness of low-level laser therapy on the hands of patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a randomized double-blind controlled trial 

      Meireles, Sandra Mara [UNIFESP]; Jones, Anamaria [UNIFESP]; Jennings, Fabio [UNIFESP]; Suda, Alina Lica [UNIFESP]; Parizotto, Nivaldo Antnio; Natour, Jamil [UNIFESP] (Springer, 2010-05-01)
      Assess the effectiveness of low-level laser therapy on pain reduction and improvement in function in the hands of patients with rheumatoid arthritis. A randomized double-blind controlled trial was carried out on 82 patients ...

    • Association between osteoporosis and rheumatoid arthritis in women: a cross-sectional study 

      Sarkis, Karin Sedó; Salvador, Mariana Barbieri; Pinheiro, Marcelo de Medeiros [UNIFESP]; Silva, Raissa Gomes [UNIFESP]; Zerbini, Cristiano Augusto de Freitas; Martini, Lígia Araújo (Associação Paulista de Medicina - APM, 2009-07-01)
      CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVES: Osteoporosis has frequently been observed in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. The present study was undertaken in order to evaluate factors associated with osteoporosis among women with rheumatoid ...

    • Avaliação do perfil sociodemográfico, clínico-laboratorial e terapêutico dos pacientes com artrite reumatóide que participaram de projetos de pesquisa na Escola Paulista de Medicina, nos últimos 25 anos 

      Abreu, Mirhelen Mendes de [UNIFESP]; Kowalski, Sérgio Cândido [UNIFESP]; Ciconelli, Rozana Mesquita [UNIFESP]; Ferraz, Marcos Bosi [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Reumatologia, 2006-04-01)
      OBJECTIVE: To analyse the clinical, laboratory, treatment and social progress of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who attend at Escola Paulista de Medicina (EPM-UNIFESP), Brazil, submitted to researching theses from ...

    • Body image in patients with rheumatoid arthritis 

      Borges Jorge, Renata Trajano [UNIFESP]; Brumini, Christine [UNIFESP]; Jones, Anamaria [UNIFESP]; Natour, Jamil [UNIFESP] (Springer, 2010-10-01)
      We investigated body image in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), correlating it with self-esteem, function, and quality of life. Forty-three RA patients and 39 control individuals from the community between 18 and ...

    • Drug survival and causes of discontinuation of the first anti-TNF in ankylosing spondylitis compared with rheumatoid arthritis: analysis from BIOBADABRASIL 

      Fafa, Barbara P.; Louzada-Junior, Paulo; Titton, David C.; Zandonade, Eliana; Ranza, Roberto; Laurindo, Ieda; Pecanha, Paula; Ranzolin, Aline; Hayata, Andre L.; Duarte, Angela; Silveira, Ines G.; Costa, Izaias; Macieira, Jose C.; Guedes-Barbosa, Luiz S.; Bertolo, Manoel B.; Sauma, Maria Fatima Lobato da C.; Silva, Marilia B. G.; Freire, Marlene; Scheinberg, Morton A.; Fernandes, Vander; Bianchi, Washington; Miranda, Jose R. S.; Pinheiro, Geraldo R. C.; Carvalho, Hellen M. S.; Brenol, Claiton Viegas; Pereira, Ivanio A.; Werner de Castro, Glaucio Ricardo; Bertacini de Morais, Julio C.; Oliveira, Sheila K. F.; Abreu, Mirhelen Mendes de [UNIFESP]; Toledo, Roberto A.; Pinheiro, Marcelo M. [UNIFESP]; Vieira, Walber Pinto; Valim, Valeria; BIOBADABRASIL (Springer, 2015-05-01)
      Treatment survival with biological therapy may be influenced by many factors, and it seems to be different among various rheumatic diseases and biological agents. the goal of the study was to compare the drug survival and ...

    • Effect of tryptase inhibition on joint inflammation: a pharmacological and lentivirus-mediated gene transfer study 

      Denadai-Souza, Alexandre [UNIFESP]; Ribeiro, Camilla Moreira [UNIFESP]; Rolland, Corinne; Thouard, Anne; Deraison, Celine; Scavone, Cristoforo; Gonzalez-Dunia, Daniel; Vergnolle, Nathalie; Avellar, Maria Christina Werneck [UNIFESP] (Biomed Central Ltd, 2017)
      Background: Increasing evidences indicate that an unbalance between tryptases and their endogenous inhibitors, leading to an increased proteolytic activity, is implicated in the pathophysiology of rheumatoid arthritis. The ...

    • Effectiveness of radiation synovectomy with samarium-153 particulate hydroxyapatite in rheumatoid arthritis patients with knee synovitis: a controlled randomized double-blind trial 

      Santos, Marla Francisca dos [UNIFESP]; Furtado, Rita Nely Vilar [UNIFESP]; Konai, Monique Sayuri [UNIFESP]; Castiglioni, Mario Luiz Vieira [UNIFESP]; Marchetti, Renata Rosa [UNIFESP]; Natour, Jamil [UNIFESP] (Faculdade de Medicina / USP, 2009-01-01)
      OBJECTIVES: The aim of the present study was to investigate the effectiveness of Samarium153-particulate hydroxyapatite radiation synovectomy in rheumatoid arthritis patients with chronic knee synovitis. METHODS: Fifty-eight ...