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Neurobiological similarities between RA and fibromyalgia.

Nat Rev Rheumatol 2018 Jun;14(6):324-325

Department of Rheumatology, ASST Fatebenefratelli-Sacco, Milan, Italy.

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June 2018

Accelerated subcutaneous nodulosis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated with tocilizumab: a case series.

J Med Case Rep 2018 Jun 3;12(1):154. Epub 2018 Jun 3.

Department of Rheumatology, ASST Fatebenefratelli-Sacco, via GB Grassi n. 74, 20157, Milan, Italy.

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June 2018

A Review of Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain: Central and Peripheral Effects of Diclofenac.

Pain Ther 2018 Jun 5. Epub 2018 Jun 5.

Rheumatology Unit, L. Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy.

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June 2018

The Microbiome in Connective Tissue Diseases and Vasculitides: An Updated Narrative Review.

J Immunol Res 2017 1;2017:6836498. Epub 2017 Aug 1.

Department of Rheumatology, ASST Fatebenefratelli-Sacco, Milan, Italy.

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May 2018

Cardiovascular Imaging Techniques in Systemic Rheumatic Diseases.

Front Med (Lausanne) 2018 14;5:26. Epub 2018 Feb 14.

Cardiology Unit, IRCCS Galeazzi Orthopedic Institute, Milan, Italy.

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February 2018

Features of mood associated with high body weight in females with fibromyalgia.

Compr Psychiatry 2018 01 6;80:57-64. Epub 2017 Sep 6.

Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Villa San Benedetto Menni Hospital, Hermanas Hospitalarias, FoRiPsi, Albese con Cassano, Como, Italy; Research Institute of Mental Health and Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Leonard Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, USA.

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January 2018

Controversies in Rheumatology and Autoimmunity: Approaching the truth by the discussion.

Autoimmun Rev 2018 Jan 3;17(1):1-3. Epub 2017 Nov 3.

Rheumatology Unit, L. Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy.

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January 2018

TNF inhibitors in rheumatoid arthritis and spondyloarthritis: Are they the same?

Autoimmun Rev 2018 Jan 3;17(1):24-28. Epub 2017 Nov 3.

Rheumatology Unit, ASST Fatebenefratelli Sacco, Milan, Italy, Milan, Italy.

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January 2018

Are the ACR 2010 diagnostic criteria for fibromyalgia better than the 1990 criteria?

Autoimmun Rev 2018 Jan 3;17(1):33-35. Epub 2017 Nov 3.

CREATE Centre, Division of Infection and Immunity, Cardiff University School of Medicine, Cardiff, Wales, UK. Electronic address:

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January 2018

Interstitial lung disease in systemic autoimmune rheumatic diseases: a comprehensive review.

Expert Rev Clin Immunol 2018 Jan 11;14(1):69-82. Epub 2017 Dec 11.

b Rheumatology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine , ASST-Fatebenefratelli L. Sacco University Hospital , Milan , Italy.

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January 2018

EULAR recommendations for management of fibromyalgia.

Ann Rheum Dis 2017 Dec 5;76(12):e54. Epub 2017 May 5.

Epidemiology Group, School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK.

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December 2017

The influence of fibromyalgia on achieving remission in patients with long-standing rheumatoid arthritis.

Rheumatol Int 2017 Dec 5;37(12):2035-2042. Epub 2017 Sep 5.

Rheumatology Unit, ASST Fatebenefratelli-L. Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy.

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December 2017

Rheumatic diseases and autoimmune vascular dementia.

Autoimmun Rev 2017 Dec 14;16(12):1265-1269. Epub 2017 Oct 14.

Rheumatology Unit, L. Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy.

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December 2017

An update on emerging drugs for fibromyalgia treatment.

Expert Opin Emerg Drugs 2017 Dec 19;22(4):357-367. Epub 2017 Dec 19.

b Department of Rheumatology , ASST Fatebenefratelli-Sacco , Milan , Italy.

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December 2017

Unresolved and critical issues in autoimmune rheumatic diseases.

Autoimmun Rev 2017 Nov 12;16(11):1093-1095. Epub 2017 Sep 12.

Rheumatology Unit, L. Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy.

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November 2017

The Immunogenicity of Branded and Biosimilar Infliximab in Rheumatoid Arthritis According to Th9-Related Responses.

Int J Mol Sci 2017 Oct 12;18(10). Epub 2017 Oct 12.

Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, Azienda Ospedaliera-Polo Universitario Luigi Sacco, Milan 20157, Italy.

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October 2017

Subclinical atherosclerosis and history of cardiovascular events in Italian patients with rheumatoid arthritis: Results from a cross-sectional, multicenter GIRRCS (Gruppo Italiano di Ricerca in Reumatologia Clinica e Sperimentale) study.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2017 Oct;96(42):e8180

aRheumatology Section, Department of Biotechnological and Applied Clinical Sciences, University of L'Aquila, L'Aquila bClinical Medicine and Rheumatology Department, Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome, Rome cRheumatology Section, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Palermo, Palermo dRheumatology Section, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Second University of Naples, Naples eRheumatology Section, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia Medical School, Foggia fDepartment of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University of Florence, Florence gRheumatology Section, L. Sacco University Hospital, Milan hSystemic Rheumatic and Autoimmune Diseases Unit, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, University of Bari Medical School, Bari, Italy.

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October 2017

Influence of autonomic nervous system dysfunction in the genesis of sleep disorders in fibromyalgia patients.

Clin Exp Rheumatol 2017 May-Jun;35 Suppl 105(3):74-80. Epub 2017 Jun 29.

Rheumatology Unit, ASST-Fatebenefratelli-L. Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy.

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August 2017

Current trends in disability claims due to fibromyalgia syndrome.

Clin Exp Rheumatol 2017 May-Jun;35 Suppl 105(3):119-126. Epub 2017 Jun 29.

Department of Surgery, Dentistry, Maternal and Infant Sciences, Pain Therapy Centre, Verona University Hospital, Policlinico GB Rossi, Verona, Italy.

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August 2017

Acute and chronic pain in orthopaedic and rheumatologic diseases: mechanisms and characteristics.

Clin Exp Rheumatol 2017 May-Jun;35 Suppl 105(3):127-131. Epub 2017 Jun 29.

IRCCS Galeazzi Orthopaedic Institute, Milan, Italy.

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August 2017

One year in review 2017: fibromyalgia.

Clin Exp Rheumatol 2017 May-Jun;35 Suppl 105(3):6-12. Epub 2017 Jun 28.

Rheumatology Unit, ASST-Fatebenefratelli-L. Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy.

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August 2017

Childhood adversities in patients with fibromyalgia: are they related to comorbid lifetime major depression?

Clin Exp Rheumatol 2017 May-Jun;35 Suppl 105(3):112-118. Epub 2017 Jun 29.

Clinical Neurosciences, Villa S.Benedetto Menni, Hermanas Hospitalarias, Como, Italy; Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Univ. of Maastricht, Netherland; and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Univ.of Miami, USA.

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August 2017

Earthquake vulnerability of fibromyalgia patients: six-month follow-up after the catastrophic disasters in central Italy.

Clin Exp Rheumatol 2017 May-Jun;35 Suppl 105(3):93-99. Epub 2017 Jun 29.

Rheumatology Unit, ASST-Fatebenefratelli- L. Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy.

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August 2017

From Old to New Cardiovascular Complications in Ankylosing Spondylitis.

Isr Med Assoc J 2017 Aug;19(8):506-509

Cardiology Unit, IRCCS Galeazzi Orthopedic Institute, Milan, Italy.

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August 2017

Biomarkers in Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Isr Med Assoc J 2017 Aug;19(8):512-516

Rheumatology Unit, Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy.

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August 2017

Infections in rheumatoid arthritis.

Curr Opin Rheumatol 2017 Jul;29(4):323-330

aIRCCS Galeazzi Orthopedic Institute, Milan bOrthopedic and Trauma Unit, Santissima Trinità Hospital, Cagliari cRheumatology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialities, La Sapienza University of Rome, Rome dRheumatology Unit, L. Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy.

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July 2017

Can speckle tracking echocardiography detect subclinical left ventricular dysfunction in patients with primary Sjögren's syndrome?

Clin Exp Rheumatol 2017 Jan-Feb;35(1):173. Epub 2016 Oct 3.

Cardiology Unit, Department of Biomedical Sciences for Health, IRCCS Galeazzi Orthopaedic Institute, Milan, Italy.

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June 2017

What are the dangers of biological therapy discontinuation or dose reduction strategies when treating rheumatoid arthritis?

Expert Rev Clin Pharmacol 2016 Nov 20;9(11):1403-1411. Epub 2016 Oct 20.

c Rheumatology Unit , S. Anna Hospital University of Ferrara , Ferrara , Italy.

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November 2016

The safety of pregabalin in the treatment of fibromyalgia.

Expert Opin Drug Saf 2016 Oct 11:1-8. Epub 2016 Oct 11.

a Rheumatology Unit, ASST-Fatebenefratelli-L , Sacco University Hospital , Milan , Italy.

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October 2016

Is panic disorder associated with clinical severity of fibromyalgia? A preliminary study in a tertiary-care centre.

Clin Exp Rheumatol 2016 Mar-Apr;34(2 Suppl 96):S99-105. Epub 2016 Apr 22.

Clinical Neurosciences, Villa S.Benedetto Menni, Hermanas Hospitalarias, Como, Italy; Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Univ. of Maastricht, Netherland; and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Univ.of Miami, USA.

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July 2016

Impaired lung transfer factor in fibromyalgia syndrome.

Clin Exp Rheumatol 2016 Mar-Apr;34(2 Suppl 96):S114-9. Epub 2016 Apr 22.

Rheumatology Unit, University Hospital L. Sacco, Milan, Italy.

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July 2016

Abnormal resting state functional connectivity of the periaqueductal grey in patients with fibromyalgia.

Clin Exp Rheumatol 2016 Mar-Apr;34(2 Suppl 96):S129-33. Epub 2016 Apr 20.

Rheumatology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.

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July 2016

One year in review 2016: fibromyalgia.

Clin Exp Rheumatol 2016 Mar-Apr;34(2 Suppl 96):S145-9. Epub 2016 Apr 22.

Rheumatology Unit, L. Sacco University Hospital of Milan, Italy.

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July 2016

Erratum to: Hidden musculoskeletal involvement in inflammatory bowel disease: a multicenter ultrasound study.

BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2016 Jun 1;17(1):241. Epub 2016 Jun 1.

Clinica Reumatologica, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Jesi, Ancona, Italy.

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June 2016

Low Risk of Hepatitis B Virus Reactivation in HBsAg-negative/Anti-HBc-positive Carriers Receiving Rituximab for Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Retrospective Multicenter Italian Study.

J Rheumatol 2016 05 15;43(5):869-74. Epub 2016 Feb 15.

From the Rheumatology Unit, Ospedale L. Sacco; Hepatology Unit, Ospedale San Giuseppe, University of Milan; A.M. and A. Migliavacca Center for Liver Disease, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Fondazione Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico (IRCCS) Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, University of Milan; Rheumatology Day Hospital, Istituto Ortopedico G. Pini, Milan; Rheumatology Unit, Ospedale Mauriziano, Turin; Rheumatology Division, IRCCS Fondazione San Matteo, Università di Pavia, Pavia; University Rheumatology Department, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria (AOU) Policlinico, Bari, Italy.V. Varisco*, MD, Rheumatology Unit, Ospedale L. Sacco; M. Viganò*, MD, Hepatology Unit, Ospedale San Giuseppe, University of Milan; A. Batticciotto, MD, PhD, Rheumatology Unit, Ospedale L. Sacco; P. Lampertico, MD, PhD, Professor, A.M. and A. Migliavacca Center for Liver Disease, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, University of Milan; A. Marchesoni, MD, Rheumatology Day Hospital, Istituto Ortopedico G. Pini; P. Gibertini, MD, Rheumatology Day Hospital, Istituto Ortopedico G. Pini; R. Pellerito, MD, Rheumatology Unit, Ospedale Mauriziano; G. Rovera, MD, Rheumatology Unit, Ospedale Mauriziano; R. Caporali, MD, Professor, Rheumatology Division, IRCCS Fondazione San Matteo, Università di Pavia; M. Todoerti, MD, Rheumatology Division, IRCCS Fondazione San Matteo, Università di Pavia; M. Covelli, MD, University Rheumatology Department, AOU Policlinico; A. Notarnicola, MD, University Rheumatology Department, AOU Policlinico; F. Atzeni, MD, PhD, Rheumatology Unit, Ospedale L. Sacco; P. Sarzi-Puttini, MD, Rheumatology Unit, Ospedale L. Sacco.

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May 2016

Reactivation of occult hepatitis B virus infection under treatment with abatacept: a case report.

BMC Pharmacol Toxicol 2016 Apr 21;17:17. Epub 2016 Apr 21.

Rheumatology Unit, University Hospital "Luigi Sacco", Via GB Grassi 74, 20157, Milan, Italy.

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April 2016

Novel pharmaceutical options for treating fibromyalgia.

Expert Rev Clin Pharmacol 2016 Feb 16:1-7. Epub 2016 Feb 16.

a Rheumatology Unit , L. Sacco University Hospital , Milan , Italy.

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February 2016

Hidden musculoskeletal involvement in inflammatory bowel disease: a multicenter ultrasound study.

BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2016 Feb 16;17:84. Epub 2016 Feb 16.

Clinica Reumatologica, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Jesi, Ancona, Italy.

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February 2016

Significance of serum Il-9 levels in inflammatory bowel disease.

Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 2015 Dec 16;28(4):569-75. Epub 2015 Sep 16.

IRCCS Galeazzi Orthopedic Institute, Milan, Italy.

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December 2015

Psoriatic Arthritis Registries.

J Rheumatol Suppl 2015 Nov;93:30-2

From the Rheumatology Unit, L. Sacco University Hospital, and the Istituti di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico (IRCCS) Galeazzi Orthopedic Institute, Milan; and the Rheumatology Unit, San Giovanni di Dio Hospital, Florence, Italy.P. Sarzi-Puttini, MD, PhD, Consultant Rheumatologist and Head of Rheumatology Unit; V. Varisco, MD, Resident in Rheumatology; M.C. Ditto, MD, Specialist Rheumatologist, Rheumatology Unit, L. Sacco University Hospital; M. Benucci, MD, Consultant Rheumatologist, Rheumatology Unit, San Giovanni di Dio Hospital; F. Atzeni, MD, PhD, Clinical Research in Rheumatology, IRCCS Galeazzi Orthopedic Institute.

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November 2015

Role of Agents other than Tumor Necrosis Factor Blockers in the Treatment of Psoriatic Arthritis.

J Rheumatol Suppl 2015 Nov;93:79-81

From the Istituti di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico (IRCCS) Galeazzi Orthopedic Institute, Milan; the Rheumatology Research Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, University Federico II, Naples; and the Rheumatology Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine, DIMED, University of Padua, Padua, Italy.F. Atzeni, MD, PhD, IRCCS Galeazzi Orthopedic Institute; L. Costa, MD; F. Caso, MD, PhD, Rheumatology Research Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, University Federico II, and Rheumatology Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine, DIMED, University of Padua; R. Scarpa, MD; P. Sarzi-Puttini, MD, Rheumatology Research Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, University Federico II.

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November 2015

Paradoxical Expansion of Th1 and Th17 Lymphocytes in Rheumatoid Arthritis Following Infliximab Treatment: a Possible Explanation for a Lack of Clinical Response.

J Clin Immunol 2015 Aug 14;35(6):550-7. Epub 2015 Aug 14.

L. Sacco Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, University of Milan, Via GB Grassi 74, 20157, Milan, Italy.

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August 2015

Efficacy and Safety of Pregabalin in Patients with Fibromyalgia and Comorbid Depression Taking Concurrent Antidepressant Medication: A Randomized, Placebo-controlled Study.

J Rheumatol 2015 Jul 1;42(7):1237-44. Epub 2015 Jun 1.

From the Women's Health Research Program, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio; Pfizer Inc., Groton, Connecticut; Pfizer Inc., New York, New York, USA; Reumatologia, Azienda Ospedaliera Polo Universitario L. Sacco, Milan, Italy; Family Medicine Department, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada.L.M. Arnold, MD, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience and Director, Women's Health Research Program, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine; P. Sarzi-Puttini, MD, Direttore presso U.O.C., Reumatologia, Azienda Ospedaliera Polo Universitario L. Sacco; P. Arsenault, MD, Associate Professor, Family Medicine Department, University of Sherbrooke; T. Khan, MD, Senior Manager Clinician, Clinical Sciences, Pfizer Inc.; P. Bhadra Brown, PhD, Director, Statistics, Pfizer Inc.; A. Clair, PhD, Senior Medical Director, US Medical Affairs, Pfizer Inc.; J.M. Scavone, PharmD, Senior Director; J. Driscoll, PharmD, Director; J. Landen, PhD, Director; L. Pauer, MS, Senior Director, Clinical Sciences, Pfizer Inc.

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July 2015

From Mitchell's causalgia to complex regional pain syndromes: 150 years of definitions and theories.

Clin Exp Rheumatol 2015 Jan-Feb;33(1 Suppl 88):S7-13. Epub 2015 Mar 17.

Rheumatology Unit, L. Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy.

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May 2015

Relationship between sympathetic activity and pain intensity in fibromyalgia.

Clin Exp Rheumatol 2015 Jan-Feb;33(1 Suppl 88):S53-7. Epub 2015 Mar 18.

Internal Medicine, BIOMETRA Department, Humanitas Clinical and Research Centre, Rozzano; and University of Milan, Milan, Italy.

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May 2015

Hyperexcitability in pain matrices in patients with fibromyalgia.

Clin Exp Rheumatol 2015 Jan-Feb;33(1 Suppl 88):S68-72. Epub 2015 Mar 18.

Rheumatology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialities, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy.

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May 2015

Algo-dysfunctional syndromes: a critical digest of the recent literature.

Clin Exp Rheumatol 2015 Jan-Feb;33(1 Suppl 88):S102-8. Epub 2015 Mar 18.

Rheumatology Unit, L. Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy.

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May 2015

The therapeutic approach to complex regional pain syndrome: light and shade.

Clin Exp Rheumatol 2015 Jan-Feb;33(1 Suppl 88):S126-39. Epub 2015 Mar 18.

Rheumatology Unit, L. Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy.

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May 2015

Building bridges between doctors and patients: the design and pilot evaluation of a training session in argumentation for chronic pain experts.

BMC Med Educ 2015 May 19;15:89. Epub 2015 May 19.

Department of Health Sciences and Health Policy, University of Lucerne and Swiss Paraplegic Research, Lucerne, Nottwil, Switzerland.

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May 2015

Can Tocilizumab Decrease Cartilage Oligomeric Matrix Protein Levels and Disease Activity in Patients with Long-Standing Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Curr Rheumatol Rev 2015 Feb 9. Epub 2015 Feb 9.

Rheumatology Unit, Azienda Sanitaria di Firenze, Hospital S. Giovanni di Dio, Via Torregalli 3, 50143 Firenze FI, Italy.

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February 2015

The impact of pain on systemic rheumatic diseases.

Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 2015 Feb 27;29(1):1-5. Epub 2015 Jun 27.

Université Paris Descartes-Sorbonne Paris Cité, APHP, Hôtel Dieu de Paris, Service de Médecine Interne et Thérapeutique, Pain Center, Paris, France; INSERM U 987, Pain Center, Boulogne, France.

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February 2015

Pain in systemic inflammatory rheumatic diseases.

Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 2015 Feb 19;29(1):42-52. Epub 2015 May 19.

Rheumatology Unit, L.Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy.

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February 2015

Pain in systemic connective tissue diseases.

Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 2015 Feb 6;29(1):53-62. Epub 2015 Jun 6.

IRCCS Galeazzi Orthopedic Institute, Milan, Italy.

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February 2015

The words of pain in complex regional pain syndrome.

Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 2015 Feb 9;29(1):71-6. Epub 2015 Jun 9.

Rheumatology Unit, L. Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy.

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February 2015

Pain management in cryoglobulinaemic syndrome.

Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 2015 Feb 8;29(1):77-89. Epub 2015 Jun 8.

Infectious Disease Unit, L. Sacco Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Milan, Milan, Italy.

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February 2015

How to measure chronic pain: New concepts.

Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 2015 Feb 19;29(1):164-86. Epub 2015 Jun 19.

IRCCS Galeazzi Orthopedic Institute, Milan, Italy.

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February 2015