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Response to 'Steroid sparing effect: an essential element in assessing therapeutic efficacy in SLE: response to 'Time to change the primary outcome of lupus trials' by Houssiau' by Oon .

Ann Rheum Dis 2019 Aug 20. Epub 2019 Aug 20.

Pôle de Rhumatologie, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2019-216160DOI Listing
August 2019

STAT3 phosphorylation mediates the stimulatory effects of interferon alpha on B cell differentiation and activation in SLE.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2019 Aug 26. Epub 2019 Aug 26.

Pôle de pathologies rhumatismales inflammatoires et systémiques, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Cliniques, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/kez354DOI Listing
August 2019

Time to change the primary outcome of lupus trials.

Ann Rheum Dis 2019 May 19;78(5):581-582. Epub 2018 Jun 19.

Pôle de Rhumatologie, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2018-213788DOI Listing
May 2019

Overexpression of ubiquitin-specific peptidase 15 in systemic sclerosis fibroblasts increases response to transforming growth factor β.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2019 Apr;58(4):708-718

Pôle de Pathologies Rhumatismales Inflammatoires et Systémiques, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/key401DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6434377PMC
April 2019

The "birth of death": MRI step-by-step reveals the early appearance of a bone marrow infarct.

Acta Radiol Open 2019 Mar 27;8(3):2058460119834691. Epub 2019 Mar 27.

Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc, Institut de recherche expérimentale et clinique, Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2058460119834691DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6440034PMC
March 2019

Fasciae of the musculoskeletal system: normal anatomy and MR patterns of involvement in autoimmune diseases.

Insights Imaging 2018 Oct 29;9(5):761-771. Epub 2018 Aug 29.

Department of Radiology - Musculoskeletal Imaging Unit, Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc / Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique (IREC), Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13244-018-0650-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6206374PMC
October 2018

Ustekinumab: a promising new drug for SLE?

Lancet 2018 10 21;392(10155):1284-1286. Epub 2018 Sep 21.

Service de Rhumatologie, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Brussels, Belgium; Pôle de Pathologies Rhumatismales Inflammatoires et Systémiques, Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(18)32330-4DOI Listing
October 2018

High prevalence of occupational exposure to solvents or silica in male systemic sclerosis patients: a Belgian cohort analysis.

Clin Rheumatol 2018 Jul 23;37(7):1977-1982. Epub 2018 Feb 23.

Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000, Leuven, Belgium.

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July 2018

Brief Report: The Euro-Lupus Low-Dose Intravenous Cyclophosphamide Regimen Does Not Impact the Ovarian Reserve, as Measured by Serum Levels of Anti-Müllerian Hormone.

Arthritis Rheumatol 2017 06 3;69(6):1267-1271. Epub 2017 May 3.

Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/art.40079DOI Listing
June 2017

International and multidisciplinary expert recommendations for the use of biologics in systemic lupus erythematosus.

Autoimmun Rev 2017 Jun 18;16(6):650-657. Epub 2017 Apr 18.

Rheumatology Department, Strasbourg University Hospital, Strasbourg, France; IBMC, CNRS, UPR3572, Strasbourg, France; Université de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.autrev.2017.04.011DOI Listing
June 2017

Why will lupus nephritis trials not fail anymore?

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2017 May;56(5):677-678

Service de Rhumatologie, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/kew252DOI Listing
May 2017

Effects of two different exercise programs on chronic fatigue in lupus patients.

Acta Clin Belg 2016 Dec 1;71(6):403-406. Epub 2016 Jul 1.

b Rheumatology Department, Pôle de Pathologies Rhumatismales Inflammatoires et Systémiques , Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Université Catholique de Louvain , Bruxelles , Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17843286.2016.1200824DOI Listing
December 2016

Interferon α kinoid induces neutralizing anti-interferon α antibodies that decrease the expression of interferon-induced and B cell activation associated transcripts: analysis of extended follow-up data from the interferon α kinoid phase I/II study.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2016 Oct 28;55(10):1901-5. Epub 2016 Jun 28.

Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Pôle de pathologies rhumatismales inflammatoires et systémiques, Université catholique de Louvain Département de Rhumatologie, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/kew262DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5034220PMC
October 2016

Targeting BAFF/BLyS in lupus: is the glass half-full or half-empty?

Ann Rheum Dis 2016 Feb 20;75(2):321-2. Epub 2015 Nov 20.

Rheumatology Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2015-208312DOI Listing
February 2016

Moving East: the Euro-Lupus Nephritis regimen in Asia.

Kidney Int 2016 Jan;89(1):25-7

Rheumatology Department, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Pôle de Pathologies Rhumatismales Inflammatoires et Systémiques, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.kint.2015.11.003DOI Listing
January 2016

Higher expression of TNFα-induced genes in the synovium of patients with early rheumatoid arthritis correlates with disease activity, and predicts absence of response to first line therapy.

Arthritis Res Ther 2016 Jan 20;18:19. Epub 2016 Jan 20.

Pôle de Pathologies Rhumatismales Inflammatoires et Systémiques, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Université catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrate 10, B2.5390, 1200, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13075-016-0919-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4719339PMC
January 2016

A proteinuria cut-off level of 0.7 g/day after 12 months of treatment best predicts long-term renal outcome in lupus nephritis: data from the MAINTAIN Nephritis Trial.

Lupus Sci Med 2015 12;2(1):e000123. Epub 2015 Nov 12.

Rheumatology Department , Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Pôle de Pathologies Rhumatismales Inflammatoires et Systémiques, Université catholique de Louvain , Bruxelles , Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/lupus-2015-000123DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4654096PMC
December 2015

Biologic therapy in lupus nephritis.

Nephron Clin Pract 2014 11;128(3-4):255-60. Epub 2014 Nov 11.

Department of Rheumatology, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Université catholique de Louvain, Bruxelles, Belgique.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000368587DOI Listing
July 2015

Crossing the Atlantic: the Euro-Lupus Nephritis regimen in North America.

Arthritis Rheumatol 2015 May;67(5):1144-6

University of California, San Francisco.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/art.39067DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4523131PMC
May 2015

Type I interferon blockade in systemic lupus erythematosus: where do we stand?

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2014 Aug 15;53(8):1369-76. Epub 2013 Dec 15.

Pôle de Rhumatologie, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Université catholique de Louvain and Service de Rhumatologie, Clinique Universitaire Saint-Luc, Bruxelles, Belgium.Pôle de Rhumatologie, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Université catholique de Louvain and Service de Rhumatologie, Clinique Universitaire Saint-Luc, Bruxelles, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/ket403DOI Listing
August 2014

Predictive value of ACR core set parameters for the development of rheumatoid arthritis in patients with positive anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies and undifferentiated arthritis.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2014 Jul 8;53(7):1347-8. Epub 2014 May 8.

Service et Pôle de Rhumatologie, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/keu160DOI Listing
July 2014

So much hope for lupus, at last.

Presse Med 2014 Jun 2;43(6 Pt 2):e141. Epub 2014 Jun 2.

Université catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Department of Rheumatology, avenue Hippocrate 10, 1200 Woluwé-Saint-Lambert, Brussels, Belgium. Electronic address:

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S07554982140025
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lpm.2014.05.001DOI Listing
June 2014

Response to letter by Aramugakani et al.

Ann Rheum Dis 2014 Apr 30;73(4):e21. Epub 2014 Jan 30.

Institute of Rheumatology and Affine Sciences, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, School of Medicine, Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2013-205128DOI Listing
April 2014

Joint awareness in different types of knee arthroplasty evaluated with the Forgotten Joint score.

J Arthroplasty 2014 Jan 18;29(1):48-51. Epub 2013 May 18.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arth.2013.04.024DOI Listing
January 2014

Which B-cell subset should we target in lupus?

Ann Rheum Dis 2013 Dec;72(12):1891-2

Institute of Rheumatology and Affine Sciences, School of Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, , Rome, Italy.

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http://ard.bmj.com/lookup/doi/10.1136/annrheumdis-2013-20382
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2013-203827DOI Listing
December 2013

Editorial: Advances in SLE--an innovative era for patients and clinicians.

Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 2013 Jun 5;27(3):307-8. Epub 2013 Sep 5.

Louise Coote Lupus Unit, St Thomas' Hospital, Gassiot House, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7EH, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.berh.2013.08.001DOI Listing
June 2013

Current management of lupus nephritis.

Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 2013 Jun;27(3):319-28

Pôle et Service de Rhumatologie, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Université catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrate 10, B-1200 Brussels, Belgium. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.berh.2013.07.004DOI Listing
June 2013

Treat-to-target in systemic lupus erythematosus: where are we today?

Clin Exp Rheumatol 2012 Jul-Aug;30(4 Suppl 73):S112-5. Epub 2012 Nov 20.

Rheumatology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Italy.

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March 2013

Tendon friction rubs in systemic sclerosis: a possible explanation--an ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging study.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2013 Mar 28;52(3):529-33. Epub 2012 Nov 28.

Rheumatology Department, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Pôle de recherche en rhumatologie, Institut de recherche expérimentale et clinique, Université catholique de Louvain, 1200 Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/kes307DOI Listing
March 2013

Serum soluble interleukin 7 receptor is strongly associated with lupus nephritis in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.

Ann Rheum Dis 2013 Mar 22;72(3):453-6. Epub 2012 Dec 22.

Pôle de Recherche en Rhumatologie, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2012-202364DOI Listing
March 2013

The Belgian Systemic Sclerosis Cohort: correlations between disease severity scores, cutaneous subsets, and autoantibody profile.

J Rheumatol 2012 Nov 15;39(11):2127-33. Epub 2012 Sep 15.

Rheumatology and Internal Medicine Departments, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, and Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Mont Godinne, Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://www.jrheum.org/cgi/doi/10.3899/jrheum.120283
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.120283DOI Listing
November 2012

Therapy of lupus nephritis: lessons learned from clinical research and daily care of patients.

Arthritis Res Ther 2012 Jan 31;14(1):202. Epub 2012 Jan 31.

Rheumatology Department, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Université catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrate, 10, B-1200 Bruxelles, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/ar3656DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3392794PMC
January 2012

Toward better treatment for lupus nephritis.

N Engl J Med 2011 Nov;365(20):1929-30

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http://www.nejm.org/doi/abs/10.1056/NEJMe1111089
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November 2011

Hand radiological damage in systemic sclerosis: comparison with a control group and clinical and functional correlations.

Semin Arthritis Rheum 2011 Apr 22;40(5):455-60. Epub 2010 Sep 22.

Radiology Department, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.semarthrit.2010.06.008DOI Listing
April 2011

Mesenchymal stem cells in the treatment of autoimmune diseases.

Ann Rheum Dis 2010 Aug;69(8):1413-4

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/ard.2010.132639DOI Listing
August 2010

Adverse events and efficacy of TNF-alpha blockade with infliximab in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: long-term follow-up of 13 patients.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2009 Nov 11;48(11):1451-4. Epub 2009 Sep 11.

Department of Medicine III, Division of Rheumatology, University Clinical Center Carl Gustav Carus at the Technical University of Dresden, Fetscherstrasse 74, 01307 Dresden, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/kep270DOI Listing
November 2009

Validation of a manual ability questionnaire in patients with systemic sclerosis.

Arthritis Rheum 2009 May;61(5):695-703

Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/art.24426
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May 2009

Severe serum sickness-like syndrome after omalizumab therapy for asthma.

J Allergy Clin Immunol 2007 Oct 22;120(4):972-3. Epub 2007 Aug 22.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaci.2007.06.038DOI Listing
October 2007

Validation of the ABILHAND questionnaire as a measure of manual ability in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Ann Rheum Dis 2007 Aug 14;66(8):1098-105. Epub 2006 Dec 14.

Department of Rheumatology, Cliniques Universitaires St-Luc, Université Catholique de Louvain, 10, B-1200 Bruxelles, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/ard.2006.056150DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1954701PMC
August 2007

Correlation between baseline femoral neck marrow status and the development of femoral head osteonecrosis in corticosteroid-treated patients: a longitudinal study by MR imaging.

Eur J Radiol 2006 Jun 28;58(3):444-9. Epub 2006 Feb 28.

Radiology Department, Université Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Avenue Hippocrate 10, 1200 Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejrad.2006.01.009DOI Listing
June 2006

Management of lupus nephritis: an update.

J Am Soc Nephrol 2004 Oct;15(10):2694-704

Rheumatology Unit, Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc, Université catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrate, 10, B-1200 Bruxelles, Belgium.

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http://www.jasn.org/cgi/doi/10.1097/01.ASN.0000140218.77174.
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October 2004

Unusually prolonged course of tuberculous dactylitis with osteitis.

Joint Bone Spine 2003 Dec;70(6):535-7

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department, Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc, avenue Hippocrate 10, 1200 Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s1297-319x(03)00068-xDOI Listing
December 2003

Cytotoxic therapy of lupus nephritis: recent developments.

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2002 Jun;17(6):955-7

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June 2002