Ann Rheum Dis 2021 02 20;80(2):e16. Epub 2020 May 20.
Vinogradov Clinic of Internal Diseases, Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Moscow, Russian Federation.
J Exp Orthop 2021 Nov 30;8(1):110. Epub 2021 Nov 30.
Department of Orthopaedics IRCCS Ospedale Sacro Cuore Don Calabria, Negrar di Valpolicella, Verona, Italy.
Purpose: Parameniscal cysts are associate with horizontal meniscal tears. Arthroscopic meniscal repair and the excision of the cyst by mini-open approach represent a valid treatment. However, the recurrence of cyst is still a current issue. Read More
Disabil Rehabil 2021 Nov 30:1-10. Epub 2021 Nov 30.
Norwegian National Advisory Unit on Rehabilitation in Rheumatology, Diakonhjemmet Hospital, Oslo, Norway.
Purpose: Follow-up care (FU-care) and self-management are recognized as important to ensure prolonged effects of rehabilitation. Objectives of this study were to explore current FU-care and self-management after specialized rehabilitation for patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases.Materials And Methods: This multicentre cohort study included 523 patients who self-reported need and plans for FU-care and plans for self-management activities (SMAs) at rehabilitation discharge. Read More
Pol Arch Intern Med 2021 Nov 30. Epub 2021 Nov 30.
Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 2021 Nov 29. Epub 2021 Nov 29.
Instituto Universitario de Investigación Biosanitaria de Extremadura (INUBE), 06071, Badajoz, Spain.
Balneotherapy (BT) is one of the most commonly used non-pharmacologic complementary therapies for different rheumatic diseases. Its beneficial properties probably derived from a combination of mechanical, thermal, and chemical effects, but the exact mechanism of action is not elucidated. This review aimed at summarizing the current knowledge about the effects of BT, and identifying its possible mechanism of action in different rheumatic diseases. Read More
Clin Rheumatol 2021 Nov 30. Epub 2021 Nov 30.
Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust, Southport, PR8 6PN, UK.
Long-term sequel of acute COVID-19, commonly referred to as long COVID, has affected millions of patients worldwide. Long COVID patients display persistent or relapsing and remitting symptoms that include fatigue, breathlessness, cough, myalgia, arthralgia, sleep disturbance, cognitive impairment and skin rashes. Due to the shared clinical features, laboratory and imaging findings, long COVID could mimic rheumatic disease posing a diagnostic challenge. Read More