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QuantiFERON®-TB Gold In-Tube test can be used for screening latent tuberculosis before biological treatment in a Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG)-vaccinated country: the HUR-BIO single-center real-life results
(Clinical Rheumatology, 2020-10-15)
Objectives The Turkish population is vaccinated with Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG), and the BCG vaccination decreases the specificity of the tuberculin skin test (TST). The purpose of this study was to investigate the ...
Anti-interleukin-6 (tocilizumab) therapy in Takayasu’s arteritis: a real life experience
Background/aim: Tumour necrosis factor inhibitors and anti-interleukin-6 (anti-IL-6) therapies are increasingly being used in Takayasu’s arteritis (TA) patients who are unresponsive to corticosteroids ± conventional ...
Moderation Analysis Exploring Associations Between Age And Mucocutaneous Activity in Behçet's Syndrome: A Multicenter Study From Turkey
The aim of the present study was to examine the effects of age on mucocutaneous activity by using moderation analysis in Behçet’s syndrome (BS). In this cross‐sectional study, 887 BS patients (female : male, 481:406; mean ...
How did the updated hemodynamic definitions affect the frequency of pulmonary hypertension in patients with systemic sclerosis?
(Turkish Society of Cardiology, 2021-01-25)
Objective: Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a one of the major causes of death in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc). In this study, we in- vestigated the impact of updated hemodynamic definition proposed by the 6th PH ...
Management of Behcet's syndrome
Abstract Behcet's syndrome (BS) is a variable vessel vasculitis with heterogeneous clinical features. Skin, mucosa and joint involvement can cause impairment of quality of life but do not cause permanent damage whereas ...
Comment on: Microscopic Polyangiitis: Clinical Characteristics and Long-Term Outcomes of 378 Patients From The French Vasculitis Study Group Registry By Nguyen Et Al
Comments on Microscopic polyangiitis: clinical characteristics and long-term outcomes of 378 patients from the French Vasculitis Study Group Registry by Nguyen et al
Identification of Susceptibility Loci for Takayasu Arteritis Througha Large Multi-Ancestral Genome-Wide Association Study
(Am J Hum Genet, 2020-12-11)
Takayasu arteritis is a rare inflammatory disease of large arteries. We performed a genetic study in Takayasu arteritis comprising 6,670 individuals (1,226 affected individuals) from five different populations. We discovered ...
Pregnancy outcomes in partners of male ankylosing spondylitis patients treated with anti-tumour necrosis factor-α biologics: real-life results from a single-centre cross-sectional study
Abstract Most patients with inflammatory arthritis are at their reproductive ages. Use of anti-tumour necrosis factor alpha (anti-TNF-α) agents, one of the important treatment options for inflammatory arthritis, can ...
Imaging Modalities Used in Diagnosis and Follow-Up of Patients with Takayasu’s Arteritis
(Turk J Med SciTÜBİTAK, 2021-02-26)
Background/aim: Takayasu’s arteritis (TA) is a rare, large-vessel vasculitis of unknown etiology, affecting aortic arch, and its main branches. Noninvasive imaging methods are frequently used in diagnosis and follow-up in ...
Efficacy, retention, and safety of tofacitinib in real-life: Hur-bio monocentric experience
(Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences, 2021-02-26)
Background/aim: To assess the real-life efficacy, retention rate, and safety data of tofacitinib in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients. Materials and methods: We analyzed all patients registered in the HURBİO database who ...