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March 2019| Vol 14| Issue 1

From the Editor’s desk

But I Have Promises to Keep……

Dear Friends, Welcome to the March issue of 2019. Indian Journal of Rheumatology has traveled a great distance since its inception in 1994, and then known as Journal of Indian Rheumatology Associatio...


Challenges in assessing the disease activity of takayasu arteritis

The assessment of ongoing disease activity versus damage in Takayasu arteritis (TA) remains a challenge for rheumatologists. Since the disease process ensues in the large vessels, most of which are ...


Is rituximab “The Wonder Drug” for antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies-associated vasculitis?

Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA), microscopic polyangiitis (MPA), and eosinophilic GPA (EGPA) are clubbed under antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies-associated vasculitis (AAV) in the Chapel ...


Advanced therapies for inflammatory rheumatic diseases in resource-poor settings

Targeted biological and synthetic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) have revolutionized the management of autoimmune inflammatory rheumatic diseases. The first proof-of-principle clinic...


Utility of CD64 expression on neutrophils as a marker to differentiate infectious versus noninfectious disease flares in autoimmune disorders

Developing biomarkers that will differentiate etiologies of inflammatory processes has been an ongoing conundrum for experimental biologists and physician scientists. Inflammation is a developmental...

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The Indian Journal of Rheumatology (IJR, formerly, Journal of Indian Rheumatology Association) is the official, peer-reviewed publication of the Indian Rheumatology Association. The Journal is published quarterly (March, June, September, December i.e. 4 issues along with two supplements in November and December every year) by Wolters Kluwer. It is indexed in Scopus and Indmed. It is circulated to all bonafide members of IRA and subscribers.

Thank You Reviewers!

The Editor would like to thank all the reviewers of the Indian Journal of Rheumatology, for generously giving their time and efforts in assessing the manuscripts submitted to the journal.

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