Publications by authors named "Michael M Ward"

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Corticosteroid discontinuation, complete clinical response and remission in juvenile dermatomyositis.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2020 Oct 17. Epub 2020 Oct 17.

Environmental Autoimmunity Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/keaa371DOI Listing
October 2020

Response to: 'Correspondence on 'EULAR recommendations for the management of antiphospholipid syndrome in adults' by Zhou .

Ann Rheum Dis 2020 Oct 1. Epub 2020 Oct 1.

Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2020-219048DOI Listing
October 2020

Pre-operative withholding of infliximab and the risk of infections after major surgery in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2020 Jul 25. Epub 2020 Jul 25.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/keaa291DOI Listing
July 2020

The changing profile of ankylosing spondylitis in the biologic era.

Clin Rheumatol 2020 Sep 9;39(9):2641-2651. Epub 2020 Jul 9.

Division of Rheumatology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10067-020-05260-8DOI Listing
September 2020

Panniculitis following baricitinib initiation for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

Joint Bone Spine 2020 Oct 4;87(5):509-510. Epub 2020 May 4.

Clinical Trials and Outcomes Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institutes of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Drive Bethesda, Maryland 20892, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbspin.2020.04.002DOI Listing
October 2020

Risks of solid cancers in elderly persons with osteoarthritis or ankylosing spondylitis.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2020 May 23. Epub 2020 May 23.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/keaa166DOI Listing
May 2020

Regional Variation in Rates of Total Knee Arthroplasty Among Medicare Beneficiaries.

JAMA Netw Open 2020 04 1;3(4):e203717. Epub 2020 Apr 1.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.3717DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7189226PMC
April 2020

Longitudinal associations between depressive symptoms and clinical factors in ankylosing spondylitis patients: analysis from an observational cohort.

Rheumatol Int 2020 Jul 12;40(7):1053-1061. Epub 2020 Mar 12.

Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 6431 Fannin MSB 5.270, Houston, TX, 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00296-020-04544-1DOI Listing
July 2020

Racial/Ethnic Differences in Dialysis Discontinuation and Survival after Hospitalization for Serious Conditions among Patients on Maintenance Dialysis.

J Am Soc Nephrol 2020 01 13;31(1):149-160. Epub 2019 Dec 13.

Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1681/ASN.2019020122DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6935007PMC
January 2020

Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs as Potential Disease-Modifying Medications in Axial Spondyloarthritis.

Arthritis Rheumatol 2020 04 24;72(4):518-528. Epub 2020 Feb 24.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/art.41164DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7113090PMC
April 2020

Chronic oral anticoagluation and risk of prostate cancer: Evidence of detection bias.

Authors:
Michael M Ward

Int J Cancer 2020 Jun 23;146(11):3022-3025. Epub 2019 Oct 23.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijc.32712DOI Listing
June 2020

Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug use is Associated with Incident Hypertension in Ankylosing Spondylitis.

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 2019 Sep 17. Epub 2019 Sep 17.

Department of Medicine/Rheumatology, Russell Engleman Rheumatology Research Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/acr.24070DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7075727PMC
September 2019

Interhospital variation in mortality among patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and sepsis in the USA.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2019 10;58(10):1794-1801

Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/kez103DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6758586PMC
October 2019

Validity of health transition questions is supported by larger clinical improvements in purposive samples enriched for improvers.

J Clin Epidemiol 2019 12 19;116:138-139. Epub 2019 Jun 19.

Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2019.05.038DOI Listing
December 2019

Aortic-vertebral interaction in ankylosing spondylitis: syndesmophyte development at the juxta-aortic vertebral rim.

Ann Rheum Dis 2019 07 6;78(7):922-928. Epub 2019 Apr 6.

Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2018-214675DOI Listing
July 2019

Translating Treatment Effects Between Rheumatoid Arthritis Activity Measures and American College of Rheumatology Responses in Direct Comparison Trials.

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 2019 11;71(11):1482-1487

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, Bethesda, Maryland.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/acr.23825
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/acr.23825DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6620166PMC
November 2019

Lifetime Risks of Valvular Heart Disease and Pacemaker Use in Patients With Ankylosing Spondylitis.

Authors:
Michael M Ward

J Am Heart Assoc 2018 10;7(20):e010016

1 Intramural Research Program National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases National Institutes of Health Bethesda MD.

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https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/JAHA.118.010016
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.118.010016DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6474959PMC
October 2018

HLA class I and II alleles in susceptibility to ankylosing spondylitis.

Ann Rheum Dis 2019 01 19;78(1):66-73. Epub 2018 Oct 19.

Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Translational Research Institute, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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http://ard.bmj.com/lookup/doi/10.1136/annrheumdis-2018-21377
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2018-213779DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6982366PMC
January 2019

Minimal Clinically Important Improvement of Routine Assessment of Patient Index Data 3 in Rheumatoid Arthritis.

J Rheumatol 2019 01 15;46(1):27-30. Epub 2018 Oct 15.

From the Intramural Research Program, US National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland; Division of Rheumatology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois; Rheumatology, Taylor Hospital, Ridley Park, Pennsylvania, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.180153DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6314888PMC
January 2019

Risk of total knee arthroplasty in young and middle-aged adults with ankylosing spondylitis.

Authors:
Michael M Ward

Clin Rheumatol 2018 Dec 7;37(12):3431-3433. Epub 2018 Aug 7.

Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, NIAMS/NIH, Building 10 CRC, Room 4-1339, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD, 20892-1468, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10067-018-4246-4DOI Listing
December 2018

Increased Rates of Both Knee and Hip Arthroplasties in Older Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis.

Authors:
Michael M Ward

J Rheumatol 2019 01 1;46(1):31-37. Epub 2018 Jul 1.

From the Intramural Research Program, US National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.171316DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6312748PMC
January 2019

Better Quantification of Syndesmophyte Growth in Axial Spondyloarthritis.

Curr Rheumatol Rep 2018 06 21;20(8):46. Epub 2018 Jun 21.

Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Building 10 CRC, Room 4-1339, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD, 20892, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11926-018-0759-8DOI Listing
June 2018

Medications received by patients with juvenile dermatomyositis.

Semin Arthritis Rheum 2018 12 28;48(3):513-522. Epub 2018 Mar 28.

Environmental Autoimmunity Group, Clinical Research Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Building 10, Rm 4-2352, MSC 1301, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892-1301. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.semarthrit.2018.03.016DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6162169PMC
December 2018

Complications of Total Hip Arthroplasty in Patients With Ankylosing Spondylitis.

Authors:
Michael M Ward

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 2019 08 15;71(8):1101-1108. Epub 2018 Dec 15.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/acr.23582DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6193863PMC
August 2019

Origins of Discordant Responses among 3 Rheumatoid Arthritis Improvement Criteria.

J Rheumatol 2018 06 1;45(6):745-752. Epub 2018 Apr 1.

From the Intramural Research Program, US National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), US National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.170788DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5984663PMC
June 2018

Computed tomography in axial spondyloarthritis.

Curr Opin Rheumatol 2018 07;30(4):334-339

Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BOR.0000000000000507DOI Listing
July 2018

Clinical Evolution in Patients With New-Onset Inflammatory Back Pain: A Population-Based Cohort Study.

Arthritis Rheumatol 2018 07 13;70(7):1049-1055. Epub 2018 May 13.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/art.40460DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6019558PMC
July 2018

Comparative Efficacy of Tumor Necrosis Factor-α Inhibitors in Ankylosing Spondylitis: A Systematic Review and Bayesian Network Metaanalysis.

J Rheumatol 2018 04 15;45(4):481-490. Epub 2018 Jan 15.

From Columbia University Medical Center, New York; National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

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April 2018

Testing the construct validity of a health transition question using vignette-guided patient ratings of health.

Health Qual Life Outcomes 2018 Jan 3;16(1). Epub 2018 Jan 3.

Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Building 10 CRC, Room 4-1339, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD, 20892, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12955-017-0832-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5751892PMC
January 2018

Epidemiology of axial spondyloarthritis: an update.

Curr Opin Rheumatol 2018 03;30(2):137-143

Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BOR.0000000000000475DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5811203PMC
March 2018

Opioid Analgesic Use in Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis: An Analysis of the Prospective Study of Outcomes in an Ankylosing Spondylitis Cohort.

J Rheumatol 2018 02 1;45(2):188-194. Epub 2017 Dec 1.

From the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, and the Division of Clinical and Translational Sciences, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, Houston, Texas; National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, US National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland; Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of California San Francisco (UCSF), San Francisco, California, USA; University of Queensland Diamantina Institute, Translational Research Institute, and Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Queensland, Australia; Division of Rheumatology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.170630DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5805598PMC
February 2018

JAK Inhibitors Taking on Psoriatic Arthritis.

N Engl J Med 2017 10;377(16):1582-1584

From the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMe1709907DOI Listing
October 2017

Thoracic Syndesmophytes Commonly Occur in the Absence of Lumbar Syndesmophytes in Ankylosing Spondylitis: A Computed Tomography Study.

J Rheumatol 2017 Dec 1;44(12):1828-1832. Epub 2017 Oct 1.

From the Intramural Research Program, US National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health (NIH); Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Clinical Center, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.170340DOI Listing
December 2017

Survival in adults and children with systemic lupus erythematosus: a systematic review and Bayesian meta-analysis of studies from 1950 to 2016.

Ann Rheum Dis 2017 12 9;76(12):2009-2016. Epub 2017 Aug 9.

National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, Intramural Research Program, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2017-211663DOI Listing
December 2017

Screening for depression in arthritis populations: an assessment of differential item functioning in three self-reported questionnaires.

Qual Life Res 2017 09 17;26(9):2507-2517. Epub 2017 Jun 17.

Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11136-017-1601-xDOI Listing
September 2017

Zygapophyseal Joint Fusion in Ankylosing Spondylitis Assessed by Computed Tomography: Associations with Syndesmophytes and Spinal Motion.

J Rheumatol 2017 07 15;44(7):1004-1010. Epub 2017 May 15.

From the Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health (NIH); Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Clinical Center, NIH, Bethesda; Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.161462DOI Listing
July 2017

Reply.

Arthritis Rheumatol 2017 08 14;69(8):1705. Epub 2017 Jun 14.

University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/art.40115DOI Listing
August 2017

Methodological Quality of Studies of Endstage Renal Disease in Lupus Nephritis, 1970 to 2015.

J Rheumatol 2017 05 15;44(5):626-630. Epub 2017 Feb 15.

From the Rheumatology Unit, First Department of Internal Medicine, Joint Academic Rheumatology Program, School of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece; US National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.160546DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5413417PMC
May 2017

Reply.

Arthritis Rheumatol 2017 03;69(3):677-678

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/art.40006DOI Listing
March 2017

Applicability of patient utilities as measures of overall quality of life in rheumatoid arthritis clinical trials.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2017 02 27;56(2):239-246. Epub 2016 Oct 27.

Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/kew294DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5410927PMC
February 2017

Standards of Comparison and Discordance in Rheumatoid Arthritis Global Assessments Between Patients and Clinicians.

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 2017 08;69(8):1260-1265

Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/acr.23103DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5376375PMC
August 2017

Direct and Indirect Determinants of the Patient Global Assessment in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Differences by Level of Disease Activity.

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 2017 03;69(3):323-329

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH, Washington, DC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/acr.22953DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5140769PMC
March 2017

Reply.

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 2016 06;68(6):886-7

Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of Colorado, Aurora, CO.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/acr.22878DOI Listing
June 2016

Risk of End-Stage Renal Disease in Patients With Lupus Nephritis, 1971-2015: A Systematic Review and Bayesian Meta-Analysis.

Arthritis Rheumatol 2016 06;68(6):1432-41

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/art.39594DOI Listing
June 2016

Spatial distribution of syndesmophytes along the vertebral rim in ankylosing spondylitis: preferential involvement of the posterolateral rim.

Ann Rheum Dis 2016 Nov 21;75(11):1951-1957. Epub 2016 Jan 21.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2015-208802DOI Listing
November 2016

Progression of Nonradiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis to Ankylosing Spondylitis: A Population-Based Cohort Study.

Arthritis Rheumatol 2016 06;68(6):1415-21

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/art.39542
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5025639PMC
June 2016

Reply.

Arthritis Rheumatol 2016 06;68(6):1563-4

Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of Colorado, Aurora, CO.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5127435PMC
June 2016

Response to: 'Heterogeneity, consistency and model fit should be assessed in Bayesian network meta-analysis' by Wei et al.

Ann Rheum Dis 2016 Jan 30;75(1):e6. Epub 2015 Nov 30.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2015-208670DOI Listing
January 2016

Prednisone Use and Risk of Mortality in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis: Moderation by Use of Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs.

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 2016 05;68(5):706-10

NIH/National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, Bethesda, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/acr.22722DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4809799PMC
May 2016

Impact of Sensory Impairments on Functional Disability in Adults With Arthritis.

Am J Prev Med 2016 Apr 26;50(4):454-462. Epub 2015 Sep 26.

Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications, Intramural Research Program, National Eye Institute, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2015.07.014DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4801663PMC
April 2016

Comparative efficacy of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in ankylosing spondylitis: a Bayesian network meta-analysis of clinical trials.

Ann Rheum Dis 2016 Jun 6;75(6):1152-60. Epub 2015 Aug 6.

Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2015-207677DOI Listing
June 2016

Syndesmophyte growth in ankylosing spondylitis.

Curr Opin Rheumatol 2015 Jul;27(4):326-32

Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BOR.0000000000000179DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4478446PMC
July 2015

Domain-specific transition questions demonstrated higher validity than global transition questions as anchors for clinically important improvement.

J Clin Epidemiol 2015 Jun 11;68(6):655-61. Epub 2015 Feb 11.

Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20819, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2015.01.028DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4420680PMC
June 2015

Burden of Serious Infections in Adults With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A National Population-Based Study, 1996-2011.

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 2015 Aug;67(8):1078-85

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/acr.22575
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4516647PMC
August 2015

Quantitation of circumferential syndesmophyte height along the vertebral rim in ankylosing spondylitis using computed tomography.

J Rheumatol 2015 Mar 15;42(3):472-8. Epub 2015 Jan 15.

From the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, and Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda; Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.S. Tan, PhD; M.M. Ward, MD, MPH, NIAMS, NIH; J. Yao, PhD; L. Yao, MD, Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Clinical Center, NIH; J.A. Flynn, MD, MBA, MEd, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.

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March 2015

Dynamics of syndesmophyte growth in AS as measured by quantitative CT: heterogeneity within and among vertebral disc spaces.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2015 Jun 12;54(6):972-80. Epub 2014 Nov 12.

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June 2015

Measures of arthritis activity associated with patient-reported improvement in rheumatoid arthritis when assessed prospectively versus retrospectively.

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 2015 May;67(6):776-81

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland.

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May 2015

Recent clinical trials in lupus nephritis.

Authors:
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Rheum Dis Clin North Am 2014 Aug 7;40(3):519-35, ix. Epub 2014 Jun 7.

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August 2014

Clinically important changes in short form 36 health survey scales for use in rheumatoid arthritis clinical trials: the impact of low responsiveness.

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 2014 Dec;66(12):1783-9

Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland.

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December 2014

Update on the American College of Rheumatology/Spondyloarthritis Research and Treatment Network/Spondylitis Association of America axial spondyloarhtritis treatment guidelines project.

Authors:
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Clin Rheumatol 2014 Jun 10;33(6):739-40. Epub 2014 May 10.

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June 2014

Clinically important changes in individual and composite measures of rheumatoid arthritis activity: thresholds applicable in clinical trials.

Ann Rheum Dis 2015 Sep 1;74(9):1691-6. Epub 2014 May 1.

Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

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September 2015

Dependence of the minimal clinically important improvement on the baseline value is a consequence of floor and ceiling effects and not different expectations by patients.

J Clin Epidemiol 2014 Jun 17;67(6):689-96. Epub 2014 Feb 17.

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June 2014

Measurement and treatment of radiographic progression in ankylosing spondylitis: lessons learned from observational studies and clinical trials.

Curr Opin Rheumatol 2014 Mar;26(2):145-50

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March 2014

Quantitative syndesmophyte measurement in ankylosing spondylitis using CT: longitudinal validity and sensitivity to change over 2 years.

Ann Rheum Dis 2015 Feb 2;74(2):437-43. Epub 2013 Dec 2.

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February 2015

17 and 23: prime numbers for ankylosing spondylitis?

Lancet 2013 Nov 13;382(9906):1682-3. Epub 2013 Sep 13.

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November 2013

A pilot study of yoga as self-care for arthritis in minority communities.

Health Qual Life Outcomes 2013 Apr 2;11:55. Epub 2013 Apr 2.

National Institutes of Health, Clinical Center, Nursing Department, Bethesda, MD, USA.

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April 2013

High precision semi-automated vertebral height measurement using computed tomography: A phantom study.

Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2012 ;2012:1554-7

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August 2013

Quantitative measurement of syndesmophyte volume and height in ankylosing spondylitis using CT.

Ann Rheum Dis 2014 Mar 23;73(3):544-50. Epub 2013 Jan 23.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, , Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

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March 2014

High precision semiautomated computed tomography measurement of lumbar disk and vertebral heights.

Med Phys 2013 Jan;40(1):011905

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January 2013

Short-term perioperative all-cause mortality and cardiovascular events in women with systemic lupus erythematosus.

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 2013 Jun;65(6):986-91

Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, The Reading Hospital and Medical Center, West Reading, PA 19611, USA.

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June 2013

Propensity-adjusted association of methotrexate with overall survival in rheumatoid arthritis.

Arthritis Rheum 2013 Feb;65(2):334-42

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February 2013

Regional radiographic damage and functional limitations in patients with ankylosing spondylitis: differences in early and late disease.

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 2013 Feb;65(2):257-65

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892-1468, USA.

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February 2013

Time perspective and smoking, obesity, and exercise in a community sample.

Am J Health Behav 2013 Mar;37(2):171-80

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March 2013

Parental educational attainment and sense of control in mid- and late-adulthood.

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Dev Psychol 2013 Jul 13;49(7):1407-12. Epub 2012 Aug 13.

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July 2013

Advances in the treatment of inflammatory arthritis.

Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 2012 Apr;26(2):251-61

Medical Research Service, Durham VA Hospital, NC 27705, USA.

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April 2012

Autoimmune diseases: early diagnosis and new treatment strategies.

Clin Chem 2012 Nov 3;58(11):1510-4. Epub 2012 Jul 3.

Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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November 2012

Improved precision of syndesmophyte measurement for the evaluation of ankylosing spondylitis using CT: a phantom and patient study.

Phys Med Biol 2012 Jul 2;57(14):4683-704. Epub 2012 Jul 2.

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July 2012

Economic considerations of the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis.

Am J Med Sci 2012 May;343(5):371-4

Division of Rheumatology, University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center, 77030, USA.

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May 2012

Physical therapy and surgery.

Am J Med Sci 2012 May;343(5):353-6

Military Hospital School of Medicine, Universidad la Sabana, Bogota, Colombia.

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May 2012