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Research & Reviews  1,731 results

Therapeutic plasma exchange for steroid refractory idiopathic inflammatory myopathies w...
Journal of Clinical Apheresis; Thompson TZ, Bobr A et. al.

Nov 22nd, 2022 - Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIMs) encompass many rheumatologic diseases characterized by inflammatory muscle disease, typically unified by proximal muscle weakness. A subset of patients with IIM present with interstitial lung disease (ILD)...

PCM1 labelling reveals myonuclear and nuclear dynamics in skeletal muscle across species.
American Journal of Physiology. Cell Physiology; Viggars MR, Owens DJ et. al.

Nov 22nd, 2022 - Myonuclei transcriptionally regulate muscle fibres during homeostasis and adaptation to exercise. Their cellular location and quantity are important when characterising phenotypes of myopathies, the effect of treatments and to understand the roles...

Life-Long Steroid Responsive Familial Myopathy With Docking Protein 7 Mutation.
Journal of Clinical Neuromuscular Disease; Oh SJ, King PH et. al.

Nov 22nd, 2022 - Docking protein 7 (DOK7) congenital myasthenic syndrome (CMS) is characterized by limb-girdle weakness and lack of fluctuating fatigability simulating many familial myopathies. Albuterol is the first line of therapy in view of consistent improveme...

Diagnostic delay of myositis: an integrated systematic review.
Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases; Namsrai T, Parkinson A et. al.

Nov 22nd, 2022 - Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIM) are a heterogenous group of rare muscular autoimmune diseases characterised by skeletal muscle inflammation with possible diagnostic delay. Our aim was to review the existing evidence to identify overall di...

Reliability and validity of PROMIS physical function, pain interference, and fatigue as...
Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism; DiRenzo D, Saygin D et. al.

Nov 22nd, 2022 - Pain interference, fatigue, and impaired physical function are common features of idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIM). The objective of this study was to evaluate the construct validity and test-retest reliability of the Patient Reported Outc...

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Guidelines  3 results

2022 HRS expert consensus statement on evaluation and management of arrhythmic risk in ...
Heart Rhythm; Groh WJ, Bhakta D et. al.

May 3rd, 2022 - This international multidisciplinary document is intended to guide electrophysiologists, cardiologists, other clinicians, and health care professionals in caring for patients with arrhythmic complications of neuromuscular disorders (NMDs). The doc...

2017 European League Against Rheumatism/American College of Rheumatology classification...
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases; Lundberg IE, Tjärnlund A et. al.

Oct 29th, 2017 - To develop and validate new classification criteria for adult and juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIM) and their major subgroups. Candidate variables were assembled from published criteria and expert opinion using consensus methodolog...

EFNS guidelines for the molecular diagnosis of neurogenetic disorders: motoneuron, peri...
European Journal of Neurology; Burgunder JM, Schöls L et. al.

May 27th, 2010 - These EFNS guidelines on the molecular diagnosis of motoneuron disorders, neuropathies and myopathies are designed to summarize the possibilities and limitations of molecular genetic techniques and to provide diagnostic criteria for deciding when ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  96 results

Studies of the Natural History and Pathogenesis of Autoimmune/Connective Tissue Diseases

Oct 13th, 2022 - Individuals who develop chronic harmful inflammation in association with self-reactive autoantibodies or T cells are said to have autoimmune diseases. The causes of these diseases are unknown but they are thought to occur in genetically susceptibl...

Study of Families With Twins or Siblings Discordant for Rheumatic Disorders

Oct 13th, 2022 - Most autoimmune diseases are thought to develop as a result of chronic immune activation and dysregulation after selected environmental exposures in genetically susceptible individuals. Current evidence suggests that the adult and juvenile forms o...

Clinical Characteristics and Mechanism Research of Inhibitors of Janus Kinase in the Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies

Oct 12th, 2022 - The investigators designed a single center, open-label, prospective study. Adults with active idiopathic inflammatory myopathies will be enrolled, meeting the Bohan & Peter Dermatomyositis/Polymyositis(DM/PM) or Rheumatology(ACR) & European allanc...

Molecular and Genetic Studies of Congenital Myopathies

Oct 10th, 2022 - The Congenital Myopathy Research Program consists of a group of scientists and healthcare providers all working to better understand the congenital myopathies. We are taking two approaches to reach our research goals. The first involves identifyin...

Study and Treatment of Inflammatory Muscle Diseases

Oct 7th, 2022 - Polymyositis, dermatomyositis and related disorders, also known as the idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIM), are an uncommon, heterogeneous group of diseases. This is an omnibus protocol designed to continue our description of this rare group ...

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News  64 results

Skill Checkup: A 68-Year-Old Man With Acute Decompensated Heart Failure, Worsening Dyspnoea and Lower Extremity Oedema

Aug 18th, 2022 - The Skill Checkup series provides a quick, case-style interactive quiz, highlighting key guideline- and evidence-based information to inform clinical practice. A 68-year-old Black man in Europe was admitted to the hospital for acute decompensated ...

76% of Long COVID Patients Were Not Hospitalized for Their Infection

May 19th, 2022 - Most individuals with long COVID did not have an initial infection that would be considered severe, according to a white paper from FAIR Health that relied on private insurance claims. In the analysis of over 78,000 people diagnosed with post-COVI...

Myositis guidelines aim to standardize adult and pediatric care
Sara Freeman

May 13th, 2022 - All patients with idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIM) should be screened for swallowing difficulties, according to the first evidence-based guideline to be produced. The guideline, which has been developed by a working group of the British So.

Myositis Guidelines Aim to Standardize Adult and Pediatric Care

May 13th, 2022 - All patients with idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIM) should be screened for swallowing difficulties, according to the first evidence-based guideline to be produced. The guideline, which has been developed by a working group of the British So...

Predicting Treatment Response in Inflammatory Muscle Disorders

Feb 16th, 2022 - Rheumatologists looking for clues to whether their patients with certain inflammatory myopathies will improve on immunosuppressive drugs may find them in a new study appearing in Arthritis Care & Research. Presence of dermatomyositis-specific auto...

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Patient Education  4 results see all →