5 ‐HT2 and 5‐HT2B antagonists attenuate pro‐fibrotic phenotype in human adult dermal fibroblasts by blocking TGF‐β1 induced non‐canonical signaling pathways including STAT3
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, EarlyView. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - September 12, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Saurabh Chaturvedi , Durga Prasanna Misra , Narayan Prasad , Kailash Rastogi , Harshit Singh , Mohit Kumar Rai , Vikas Agarwal Source Type: research

Aerobic exercise for axial spondyloarthritis ‐ its effects on disease activity and function as compared to standard physiotherapy: A systematic review and meta‐analysis
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, EarlyView. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - September 6, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Frank Verhoeven , Xavier Guillot , Cl ément Prati , Fabienne Mougin , Nicolas Tordi , Céline Demougeot , Daniel Wendling Source Type: research

Radiologic features in symptomatic/asymptomatic heels of patients with ankylosing spondylitis
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, EarlyView. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - September 6, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Tae ‐Hwan Kim , Jin Kyu Lee , Hyo‐Kyung Sung , Bo‐Hyun Kim , Young‐Sik Song , Il‐Hoon Sung Source Type: research

Is sonoelastography a helpful method of evaluation to diagnose Sj ögren's syndrome?
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, EarlyView. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - September 6, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: L ópez‐Jornet Pia , Berna Mestre Juan , Pina Frank , Aniorte Alegria Angela , Gálvez Jose , Berna Serna Juan de Dios Source Type: research

RNA ‐seq analysis reveals different gene ontologies and pathways in rheumatoid arthritis and Kashin–Beck disease
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, EarlyView. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - September 6, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Fangfang Yu , Chen Duan , Xiaodong Zhang , Dandan Yao , Gangquan Si , Ying Gao , Zongqiang Gao , Farooq Umer , Xiong Guo Source Type: research

Arthritis in sarcoidosis: A multicentric study from India
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, EarlyView. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - September 6, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: , Vikas Agarwal , Vinita Agrawal , Amita Aggarwal , Parshant Aggarwal , Abhra C. Chowdhury , Parasar Ghosh , Avinash Jain , Able Lawrence , Durga P. Misra , Ramnath Misra , Madhusmita M. Mohapatra , Alok Nath , Vir S. Negi , S Source Type: research

Matrix metalloprotease 3 is associated with sarcopenia in rheumatoid arthritis ‐ results from the CHIKARA study
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, EarlyView. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - September 6, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Masahiro Tada , Yutaro Yamada , Koji Mandai , Noriaki Hidaka Source Type: research

Long ‐term patient reported outcomes of elbow, wrist and hand surgery for rheumatoid arthritis
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, EarlyView. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - September 6, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Chisa Okura , Hajime Ishikawa , Asami Abe , Yukio Yonemoto , Koichi Okamura , Takahito Suto , Tomo Oyakawa , Yusuke Miyagawa , Hiroshi Otani , Satoshi Ito , Daisuke Kobayashi , Kiyoshi Nakazono , Akira Murasawa , Kenji Takagis Source Type: research

A multicentre observational study comparing patient reported outcomes to assess reliability of swollen and tender joint assessments and response to certolizumab treatment as compared to clinician assessments in rheumatoid arthritis
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, EarlyView. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - September 6, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Charles A. Inderjeeth , Adrisha J. Inderjeeth , Warren D. Raymond Source Type: research

Issue Information
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases,Volume 21, Issue S1, Page 1-2, September 2018. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - September 5, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: research

Author Index
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases,Volume 21, Issue S1, Page 237-248, September 2018. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - September 5, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: research

Poster Presentation Abstracts
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases,Volume 21, Issue S1, Page 23-236, September 2018. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - September 5, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: research

Oral Presentation Abstracts
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases,Volume 21, Issue S1, Page 3-22, September 2018. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - September 5, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: research

Distribution of rheumatological diseases in rural and urban areas: An adapted COPCORD Stage I Phase III survey of Lucknow district in north India
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, EarlyView. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - September 4, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Puneet Kumar , Ragini Alok , Siddharth K. Das , Ragini Srivastava , Girdhar G. Agarwal Source Type: research

Influence of pain score measured by a visual analog scale (PS ‐VAS) on the Health Assessment Questionnaire Disability Index and 28‐joint Disease Activity Index with C‐reactive protein in rheumatoid arthritis patients
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, EarlyView. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - September 3, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Ichiro Yoshii , Tatsumi Chijiwa , Naoya Sawada Source Type: research

Application of 2012 EULAR/ACR criteria for polymyalgia rheumatica to Korean patients previously classified by Chuang and Hunder criteria or Healey criteria
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, EarlyView. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - August 31, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Eun Seong Park , Sung Soo Ahn , Seung Min Jung , Jungsik Song , Yong ‐Beom Park , Sang‐Won Lee Source Type: research

Hospitalizations due to systemic connective tissue diseases: Secular trends and regional disparities in Sweden, 1998 ‐2016
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, EarlyView. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - August 31, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Aliasghar A. Kiadaliri , Aladdin J. Mohammad , Martin Englund Source Type: research

Evaluation of joint cartilage thickness in healthy children by ultrasound: An experience from a developing nation
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, EarlyView. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - August 31, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Moumita Samanta , Sonali Mitra , Partha P. Samui , Rakesh K. Mondal , Avijit Hazra , Tapas K. Sabui Source Type: research

Influence of methotrexate on gastrointestinal symptoms in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, EarlyView. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - August 31, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Shuji Asai , Kaoru Nagai , Nobunori Takahashi , Tatsuo Watanabe , Takuya Matsumoto , Nobuyuki Asai , Yasumori Sobue , Naoki Ishiguro , Toshihisa Kojima Source Type: research

Carotid ultrasound findings in rheumatoid arthritis and control subjects: A case ‐control study
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, EarlyView. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - August 31, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Martin I. Wah ‐Suarez , Dionicio A. Galarza‐Delgado , Jose R. Azpiri‐Lopez , Iris J. Colunga‐Pedraza , Estefania E. Abundis‐Marquez, Jose A. Davila‐Jimenez , Cinthia Y. Guillen‐Gutierrez , Guillermo Elizondo‐Riojas Source Type: research

Retention rates of adalimumab, etanercept, and infliximab as first ‐ or second‐line biotherapies for spondyloarthritis patients in daily practice in Auvergne (France)
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, EarlyView. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - August 31, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Martin Soubrier , Bruno Pereira , Angelique Fan , Thomas Frayssac , Marion Couderc , Sandrine Malochet ‐Guinamand , Sylvain Mathieu , Zuzana Tatar , Anne Tournadre , Jean‐Jacques Dubost Source Type: research

Autoantibody profile in children with Kawasaki disease on long ‐term follow‐up: A prospective study from North India
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, EarlyView. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - August 31, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Aseem Basha , Amit Rawat , Ankur K. Jindal , Anju Gupta , Shashi Anand , Ravinder Garg , Ranjana W. Minz , Surjit Singh Source Type: research

Efficacy of abatacept tapering therapy for sustained remission in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: Prospective single ‐center study
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, EarlyView. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - August 31, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Shuzo Yoshida , Takuya Kotani , Yuko Kimura , Yoko Matsumura , Ayaka Yoshikawa , Nao Tokai , Takuro Ozaki , Koji Nagai , Toru Takeuchi , Shigeki Makino , Shigeki Arawaka Source Type: research

FOXP3 rs3761548 polymorphism is associated with knee osteoarthritis in a Turkish population
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, EarlyView. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - August 31, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Nilgun Cekin , Ergun Pinarbasi , Asl ıhan Esra Bildirici , Gonca Donmez , Zekeriya Oztemur , Okay Bulut , Serdal Arslan Source Type: research

Clinical utility of red blood cell distribution width in inflammatory and non ‐inflammatory joint diseases
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, EarlyView. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - August 31, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Gabriel Horta ‐Baas , María del Socorro Romero‐Figueroa Source Type: research

Biologics and risk of tuberculosis in autoimmune rheumatic diseases: A real ‐world clinical experience from India
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, EarlyView. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - August 31, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Vineeta Shobha , S. Chandrashekara , Vijay Rao , Anu Desai , Ramesh Jois , Balebail G. Dharmanand , Sharath Kumar , Pradeep Kumar , Chethana Dharmapalaiah , Kurugodu Mathada Mahendranath , Shiva Prasad , Manisha Ashwin Daware , Source Type: research

Early onset neutropenia and thrombocytopenia following rituximab in lupus nephritis
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, EarlyView. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - August 31, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Sanket Shah , Chengappa G. Kavadichanda , Pooja Belani , Rajesh N. Ganesh , Vir Singh Negi Source Type: research

Vasculitis research: Current trends and future perspectives
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, EarlyView. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - August 30, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Durga P. Misra , Godasi S. R. S. N. K. Naidu , Vikas Agarwal , Aman Sharma Source Type: research

Genetic implications in the pathogenesis of systemic sclerosis
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases,Volume 21, Issue 8, Page 1478-1486, August 2018. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - August 27, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Ramazan Rezaei , Saeed Aslani , Navid Dashti , Ahmadreza Jamshidi , Farhad Gharibdoost , Mahdi Mahmoudi Source Type: research

Issue Information
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases,Volume 21, Issue 8, Page 1463-1467, August 2018. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - August 27, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: research

Elucidating the environmental risk factors for rheumatic diseases: An umbrella review of meta ‐analyses
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases,Volume 21, Issue 8, Page 1514-1524, August 2018. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - August 27, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Lazaros Belbasis , Vasilios Dosis , Evangelos Evangelou Source Type: research

Targeted capture sequencing identifies novel genetic variations in Chinese patients with idiopathic inflammatory myopathies
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases,Volume 21, Issue 8, Page 1619-1626, August 2018. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - August 27, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Qing ‐Lin Peng , Jin‐Ming Lin , Yong‐Biao Zhang , Xue‐Zhi Zhang , Pan‐Pan Wang , Ting‐Ting Wu , Jun Yu , Xiao‐Qun Dong , Ming‐Liang Gu , Guo‐Chun Wang Source Type: research

Evidence ‐based guidelines for intra‐articular injection in knee osteoarthritis: Formulating and evaluating research questions
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases,Volume 21, Issue 8, Page 1533-1542, August 2018. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - August 27, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Dan Xing , Qi Wang , Ziyi Yang , Yunfei Hou , Wei Zhang , Yaolong Chen , Jianhao Lin Source Type: research

Disease severity and economic burden in Japanese patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: A retrospective, observational study
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases,Volume 21, Issue 8, Page 1609-1618, August 2018. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - August 27, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Yoshiya Tanaka , Akiko Mizukami , Akihiro Kobayashi , Chie Ito , Taizo Matsuki Source Type: research

Protective effects of 2,3,5,4 ‐tetrahydroxystilbene‐2‐o‐β‐D‐glucoside against osteoporosis: Current knowledge and proposed mechanisms
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases,Volume 21, Issue 8, Page 1504-1513, August 2018. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - August 27, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Jinkang Zhang , Songlin Li , Linlan Wei , Ye Peng , Ziyang Zheng , Jing Xue , Yukun Cao , Bin Wang , Junjie Du Source Type: research

Apigenin and apigeninidin isolates from the Sorghum bicolor leaf targets inflammation via cyclo ‐oxygenase‐2 and prostaglandin‐E2 blockade
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases,Volume 21, Issue 8, Page 1487-1495, August 2018. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - August 27, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Samira B. L. Makanjuola , Abiodun O. Ogundaini , Louis C. Ajonuma , Adedoyin Dosunmu Source Type: research

Pulmonary hypertension in Takayasu arteritis
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases,Volume 21, Issue 8, Page 1634-1639, August 2018. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - August 27, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Alper Sari , Yusuf Z. Sener , Esra Firat , Berkan Armagan , Abdulsamet Erden , Metin Oksul , Vedat Hekimsoy , Serkan Asil , Levent Kilic , Sedat Kiraz , Ergun B. Kaya , Lale Tokgozoglu , Ali Akdogan Source Type: research

Emerging role of metabolomics in rheumatology
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases,Volume 21, Issue 8, Page 1468-1477, August 2018. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - August 27, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Latika Gupta , Sakir Ahmed , Avinash Jain , Ramnath Misra Source Type: research

Long ‐term follow‐up of 76 Iranian patients with idiopathic inflammatory myopathies
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases,Volume 21, Issue 8, Page 1627-1633, August 2018. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - August 27, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Mehrzad Hajialilo , Amir Ghorbanihaghjo , Alireza Khabbazi , Sousan Kolahi , Mohammad Reza Jafari Nakhjavani , Ali Asghar Ebrahimi , Hamid Zareh , Aida Malek Mahdavi Source Type: research

Methotrexate intoxication: Beyond the adverse events
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases,Volume 21, Issue 8, Page 1557-1562, August 2018. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - August 27, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Ediz Dalkilic , Belk ıs Nihan Coskun , Burcu Yağız , Ayşe Nur Tufan , Selime Ermurat , Yavuz Pehlivan Source Type: research

CD39 positive regulatory T cell frequency as a biomarker of treatment response to methotrexate in rheumatoid arthritis
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases,Volume 21, Issue 8, Page 1548-1556, August 2018. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - August 27, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Vikas Gupta , Shobhita Katiyar , Ankita Singh , Ramnath Misra , Amita Aggarwal Source Type: research

Effects of patient satisfaction and confidence on the success of treatment of combined rheumatic disease and interstitial lung disease in a multidisciplinary outpatient clinic
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases,Volume 21, Issue 8, Page 1600-1608, August 2018. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - August 27, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Shin Ok Jeong , Soo ‐Taek Uh , Suyeon Park , Hyun‐Sook Kim Source Type: research

MiR ‐146a levels in rheumatoid arthritis and their correlation with disease activity: a meta‐analysis
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases,Volume 21, Issue 7, Page 1335-1342, July 2018. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - July 3, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Sang ‐Cheol Bae , Young H. Lee Source Type: research

Issue Information
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases,Volume 21, Issue 7, Page 1331-1334, July 2018. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - July 3, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: research

Multifocal osteolysis with chylous polyserositis and intrathoracic vein thrombosis: a diagnostic challenge for rheumatologists
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases,Volume 21, Issue 7, Page 1458-1462, July 2018. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - July 3, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Kanon Jatuworapruk , Ratchaya Lertnawapan , Hataiwan Ratanabunjerdkul , Jutatip Kintarak , Opas Satdhabudha Source Type: research

Incidence of knee chondrocalcinosis and its risk factors in a community ‐based cohort
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases,Volume 21, Issue 7, Page 1391-1397, July 2018. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - July 3, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Nam H. Cho , Yoonah Song , Seunghun Lee , Yoon ‐Kyoung Sung , Jae‐Bum Jun Source Type: research

Global research trends in stem cells for osteoarthritis: a bibliometric and visualized study
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases,Volume 21, Issue 7, Page 1372-1384, July 2018. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - July 3, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Dan Xing , Yu Zhao , Shengjie Dong , Jianhao Lin Source Type: research

Evaluation of low bone mass and prediction of fracture risk using metacarpal radiogrammetry method: a comparative study with DXA and X ‐ray phantom
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases,Volume 21, Issue 7, Page 1350-1371, July 2018. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - July 3, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Devaraj Ashok Kumar , Mariamicheal Anburajan , Umapathy Snekhalatha Source Type: research

Paresthesia frequency in fibromyalgia and its effects on personality traits
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases,Volume 21, Issue 7, Page 1343-1349, July 2018. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - July 3, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Ozlem Balbaloglu , Nermin Tanik , Mahmut Alpayci , Hakan Ak , Elif Karaahmet , Levent Ertugrul Inan Source Type: research

Interstitial lung disease in non ‐sicca onset primary Sjögren's syndrome: a large‐scale case‐control study
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases,Volume 21, Issue 7, Page 1423-1429, July 2018. (Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology)
Source: APLAR Journal of Rheumatology - July 3, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Hui Gao , Ya ‐dan Zou , Xue‐wu Zhang , Jing He , Jing Zhang , Ye Sun , Zhan‐guo Li Source Type: research