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Current Rheumatology Reviews

Volume 17, 4 Issues, 2021
ISSN: 1875-6360 (Online)
ISSN: 1573-3971 (Print)
This journal supports open access

Aims & Scope

Current Rheumatology Reviews publishes frontier reviews/mini-reviews, original research articles, drug clinical trial studies and guest edited thematic issues on all the latest advances on rheumatology and its related areas e.g. pharmacology, pathogenesis, epidemiology, clinical care and therapy. The journal's aim is to publish the highest quality review articles dedicated to clinical research in the field.

Current Rheumatology Reviews

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Volume 17

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Number 1



Preface   Open Access



Letter to the Editor









Review Article



Review Article

Current Therapeutic Options for the Treatment of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

, 17(1): 41 - 57

Ioanna G. Saougou, Theodora E. Markatseli, Paraskevi V. Voulgari and Alexandros A. Drosos*


DOI: 10.2174/1573403X16999200917151805




Current Rheumatology Reviews, Volume 17 (2021) - Number 2


This issue is in progress but contains articles that are final and fully citable.

Articles Ahead of Print



Refractory Behçet’s Disease with Multi-organ Involvement - Learning from Failure


Cristiana Sieiro Santos*, Clara Moriano Morales, Elvira Díez Álvarez and Trinidad Pérez Sandoval


DOI: 10.2174/1573403X16999201228205028
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Contribution of Ultrasonography of Hands and Wrists in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis


Saoussen Miladi*, Wafa Hamdi, Kaouther Maatallah, Asma el Elj, Mouna Chelli, Dhia Kaffel and Mohamed Montasser Kchir


DOI: 10.2174/1573397117666210219120400
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Rheumatological Diseases in HIV Infection


Liberato Giardullo*, Ada Corrado, Nicola Maruotti, Cinzia Rotondo and Francesco Paolo Cantatore


DOI: 10.2174/1573397116999201208213717
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Does Intra-Articular Injection of Platelet-Rich Plasma Have an Effect on Cartilage Thickness in Patients with Primary Knee Osteoarthritis?


Noha M Abdel Baki*, Zeinab O. Nawito, Nehal M. S. Abdelsalam, Dina Sabry, Hossam Elashmawy, Nagy A. Seleem, Azza Ali Abdel-azeem Taha and Mohamed El Ghobashy


DOI: 10.2174/1573397117666210114151701
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Changes in Market Share of Biologic and Targeted Synthetic Disease-Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs for Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis: Results from the Ontario Best-Practice Research Initiative Database


Elliot Hepworth, Mohammad Movahedi, Emmanouil Rampakakis*, Reza Mirza, Arthur Lau, Angela Cesta, Janet Pope, John. S. Sampalis, Claire Bombardier and OBRI investigators


DOI: 10.2174/1573397116666201211130337
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Mental Health Problems Experienced by Patients with Rheumatic Diseases During COVID-19 Pandemic


Anass Adnine, Khawla Nadiri, Ilias Soussan, Siriman Coulibaly, Khadija Berrada, Adil Najdi and Fatima E Abourazzak *


DOI: 10.2174/1573397117666210127124544
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Abstracts Ahead of Print

Correlations and Influence of TAP2 Genes Polymorphisms and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Propensity


Zahra Rezaieyazdi, Hosein Nomani, Mohammad Reza Hatef, Jalil Tavakol Afshari, Mahnaz Abbasi, Habibollah Esmaily and Mandana Khodashahi*


DOI: 10.2174/1573397117666210309152847
View Abstract



Published Contents

Editor's Choice


Diagnostic Role of Survivin in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Systematic Review

, 2020; 16(4): 267 - 279

Mandana Khodashahi, Nayyereh Saadati, Maryam Sahebari, Zahra Rezaieyazdi and Neda Rastgou*


DOI: 10.2174/1573397116666200116095039



Evaluating the Relationship Between Serum Level of Interleukin-6 and Rheumatoid Arthritis Severity and Disease Activity

, 2020; 16(3): 249 - 255

Elham Rajaei, Karim Mowla, Qodratollah Hayati*, Ali Ghorbani, Mehrdad Dargahi-Malamir, Saeed Hesam and Zeinab Deris Zayeri


DOI: 10.2174/1573397115666190206144223



Investigation of the Association Between Carotid Artery Intima-Media Thickness (IMT) and Cardiac Risk Factors in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

, 2020; 16(2): 125 - 133

Zahra Rezaieyazdi, Sima Sedighi, Masoumeh Salari*, Mohammadreza H. Fard, Mahmoud R. Azarpazhooh, Peyman S. Tabrizi, Jalil T. Afshari and Masoud Saghafi


DOI: 10.2174/1573397116666191217122030



Immunopathogenesis of Behçet Disease

, 2020; 16(1): 12 - 20

Israel Gañán Nieto* and José Luis Castañer Alabau


DOI: 10.2174/1573397115666190415142426



Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA): Pathogenesis, Clinical Aspects and Treatment Approaches

, 2019; 15(4): 259 - 268

Andrea Ciofalo, Giampiero Gulotta , Giannicola Iannella , Benedetta Pasquariello , Alessandra Manno, Diletta Angeletti , Annalisa Pace , Antonio Greco , Giancarlo Altissimi, Marco de Vincentiis and Giuseppe Magliulo*


DOI: 10.2174/1573397115666190227194014



Localized Scleroderma: A Clinical Review

, 2017; 13(2): 86 - 92

Mark Tratenberg, Farrah Gutwein, Varuni Rao, Kirk Sperber, Amy Wasserrman and Julia Ash*


DOI: 10.2174/1573397112666160907105434




The Emerging Role of Bradykinin in the Pathogenesis of Osteoarthritis and its Possible Clinical Implications

, 2016; 12(3): 177 - 184

Sara Tenti, Nicola Antonio Pascarelli, Sara Cheleschi, Giacomo Maria Guidelli and Antonella Fioravanti


DOI: 10.2174/1573397112666160331143305



Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Clinical Review

, 2016; 12(1): 13 - 26

Michael D. Cashman, Daniel K. Martin, Sonu Dhillon and Srinivas R. Puli


DOI: 10.2174/1573397112666151231110521



Open Access Articles

On the Mechanisms of Action of the Low Molecular Weight Fraction of Commercial Human Serum Albumin in Osteoarthritis

, 2019; 15(3): 189 - 200

David Bar-Or*, Gregory Thomas, Leonard T. Rael, Elizabeth Frederick, Melissa Hausburg, Raphael Bar-Or and Edward Brody




Wallet Neuritis – An Example of Peripheral Sensitization

, 2018; 14(3): 279 - 283

Md Abu Bakar Siddiq*, Israt Jahan and SAM Masihuzzaman




Unique Phenotypes and Functions of Follicular Helper T Cells and Regulatory T Cells in Sjögren’s Syndrome

, 2018; 14(3): 239 - 245

Masako Saito, Kunihiro Otsuka, Aya Ushio, Akiko Yamada, Rieko Arakaki, Yasusei Kudo and Naozumi Ishimaru*





Case-control Association Study of Autoimmunity Associated Variants in PDCD1 and Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

, 2017; 13(3): 219 - 223

Christina Tejeda, Alaine K. Broadaway, Michael J. Ombrello, Milton R. Brown, Lori A. Ponder, Mina Rohani Pichavant, Gabriel Wang, Sheila Angeles-Han, Aimee Hersh, John Bohnsack, Karen N. Conneely, Michael Epstein and Sampath Prahalad*





Programmed Symptoms: Disparate Effects United by Purpose

, 2015; 11(2): 116 - 130

Richard H. Gracely and Petra Schweinhardt




Inflammatory Pathways in Knee Osteoarthritis: Potential Targets for Treatment

, 2015; 11(1): 50 - 58

David Bar-Or, Leonard T. Rael, Gregory W. Thomas and Edward N. Brody





Development and Validation of a Patient Reported Experience Measure (PREM) for Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and other Rheumatic Conditions

, 2015; 11(1): 1 - 7

Ailsa Bosworth, Maureen Cox, Anne O’Brien, Peter Jones, Ify Sargeant, Alison Elliott and Marwan Bukhari




Exercise for Adults with Fibromyalgia: An Umbrella Systematic Review with Synthesis of Best Evidence

, 2014; 10(1): 45 - 79

Julia Bidonde, Angela Jean Busch, Brenna Bath and Stephan Milosavljevic




The Concept of Early Systemic Sclerosis Following 2013 ACR\EULAR Criteria for the Classification of Systemic Sclerosis

, 2014; 10(1): 38 - 44

Gabriele Valentini, Antonella Marcoccia, Giovanna Cuomo, Michele Iudici and Serena Vettori




Scanogram for Sagittal Imbalance of the Spine: Low Dose Alternative for a Safer Diagnosis

, 2014; 10(1): 35 - 37

George M. Weisz, WR Albury, M. D. Houang and Marco Matucci-Cerinic




Nanoparticle-based Diagnostic Imaging of Inflammation in Rheumatic Disease

, 2014; 10(1): 3 - 10

Jennifer L. Rogers, Teresa Tarrant and Jason S. Kim




Nanoparticles and the Mononuclear Phagocyte System: Pharmacokinetics and Applications for Inflammatory Diseases

, 2014; 10(1): 22 - 34

Gina Song, Jennifer S. Petschauer, Andrew J. Madden and William C. Zamboni





Most Cited Articles

General Research Article

Evaluating the relationship between serum level of interleukin-6 and rheumatoid arthritis severity and disease activity

, 2020; 16(3): 249-255.

Elham Rajaei, Karim Mowla, Qodratollah Hayati*, Ali Ghorbani, Mehrdad Dargahi-Malamir, Saeed Hesam and Zeinab Deris Zayeri


DOI: 10.2174/1573397115666190206144223


Clinical Trial

The effect of nanocurcumin on the improvement of knee osteoarthritis: A randomized clinical trial

, 2020; 16(2): 158-164.

Kamila Hashemzadeh, Najmeh Davoudian, Mahmoud R. Jaafari and Zahra Mirfeizi*


DOI: 10.2174/1874471013666191223152658


Systematic Review Article

Diagnostic role of survivin in rheumatoid arthritis: A systematic review

, 2020; 16(4): 267-279.

Mandana Khodashahi, Nayyereh Saadati, Maryam Sahebari, Zahra Rezaieyazdi and Neda Rastgou*


DOI: 10.2174/1573397116666200116095039



Research Article

Liver fibrosis in rheumatoid arthritis patients treated with methotrexate

, 2020; 16(4): 293-297.

Ghizlane Hilal*, Nessrine Akasbi , Hanae Boudouaya , Ksir Salma and Taoufik Harzy


DOI: 10.2174/1573397116666200319155247


Research Article

Etiological features of liver involvement in rheumatoid arthritis

, 2020; 16(4): 332-336.

Meriem Sellami *, Olfa Saidane , Ines Mahmoud , Aicha Ben Tekaya , Rawdha Tekaya and Leila Abdelmoula


DOI: 10.2174/1573397115666191007121605



Review Article

The role of endostatin in rheumatoid arthritis

, 2021; 17(1): 68-75.

Priya Nijhawan and Tapan Behl*


DOI: 10.2174/1573397115666191127141801


Case Report

A stiff person syndrome misdiagnosed as a psychiatric illness: A case report

, 2020; 16(4): 343-345.

Mohamed-Anis Souissi, Syrine Bellakhal*, Emna Gharbi, Istabrak Abdelkefi and Mohamed-Hedi Douggui


DOI: 10.2174/1573397115666191116101240




Review Article

Clinical management of medial patellar plica syndrome: Mini review from diagnosis to treatment

, 2020; 16(1): 9-11.

Hassan Zmerly, Ibrahim Akkawi, Roberto Citarella and Marwan E. Ghoch*


DOI: 10.2174/1573397115666181123182633


General Research Article

Comparison of non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis and ankylosing spondyltis from a single rheumatology hospital in morocco

, 2020; 16(3): 240-244.

Nessrine Akasbi*, Siar Nihad, Zoukal Sofia, El Kohen Khadija and Harzy Taoufik


DOI: 10.2174/1573397115666190222195923



Research Article

A new perspective on the relation between obesity and knee osteoarthritis: Omentin

, 2020; 16(4): 324-331.

Gulsah Gundogdu*, Koksal Gundogdu, Fatma Demirkaya Miloglu and Seymanur Yılmaz Tascı


DOI: 10.2174/1573397116666191226122801



Most Accessed Articles

COVID-19 and Autoimmune Diseases: A Systematic Review of Reported Cases

, 2021; 17(2): 193-204.

Mariam Ahmed Saad, Mostafa Alfishawy*, Mahmoud Nassar, Mahmoud Mohamed, Ignatius N Esene and Amira Elbendary


DOI: 10.2174/1573397116666201029155856


Current Therapeutic Options for the Treatment of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

, 2021; 17(1): 41-57.

Ioanna G. Saougou, Theodora E. Markatseli, Paraskevi V. Voulgari and Alexandros A. Drosos*


DOI: 10.2174/1573403X16999200917151805





Visfatin and Rheumatoid Arthritis: Pathogenetic Implications and Clinical Utility

, 2020; 16(3): 224-239.

Yulia V. Polyakova*, Boris V. Zavodovsky, Larisa E. Sivordova, Yuri R. Akhverdyan and Irina A. Zborovskaya


DOI: 10.2174/1573397115666190409112621





Post-Streptococcal Reactive Arthritis

, 2020; 16(1): 2-8.

Yasser Bawazir*, Tanveer Towheed and Tassos Anastassiades


DOI: 10.2174/1573397115666190808110337



Predictors of Cardiovascular Affection in Patients with Active Rheumatoid Arthritis: Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Controlled Trial

, 2021; 17(2): 258-266.

Eman M. Ibrahem*, Salwa S. El-gendi, Amal A. Mahmoud, Sherif M. Abdel-Aal, Fatma H. El Nouby and Hanan Sharaf El-Deen Mohammed


DOI: 10.2174/1573397116666201113090145


Cutaneous Autoimmune Phenomena of the Anti-TNFa Biosimilars. Casebased Review

, 2021; 17(2): 267-270.

Eleftherios Pelechas, Alexandra Papoudou-Bai, Paraskevi V Voulgari and Alexandros A. Drosos*


DOI: 10.2174/1573397116666201119151349



Xanthine Oxidase and Transforming Growth Factor Beta-activated Kinase 1: Potential Targets for Gout Intervention

, 2021; 17(2): 153-161.

Rajesh Basnet*, Sandhya Khadka, Buddha Bahadur Basnet, Til Bahadur Basnet, Buddhi Bal Chidi, Sanjeev Nirala, Radheshyam Gupta and Bidur Sharma


DOI: 10.2174/1573397116666201126162202




Editor-in-Chief

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Charles J. Malemud
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH
(USA)
Biography
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Journal History

Current Rheumatology Reviews was launched in 2005. Dr. Charles J. Malemud serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the journal.

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