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June 2017| Vol 12| Issue 2

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Dear Friends, Rheumatology in India like many other subspecialties in medical field is in constant need of rapidly adapting the advances in the field keeping in mind the uniqueness of the Indian sc...


Outcome assessment in rheumatoid arthritis: The patient says the best

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) form a majority of attendees at rheumatology clinics worldwide and are prone to develop deformities due to damage resulting from inadequately treated disease....


Enhancing hand function in rheumatoid arthritis: An artistic ploy

Exercises form an important aspect of nonpharmacological measures in the management of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and are useful in maintaining joint functions and preventing contractures and muscle at...

Original Article

Rheumatoid arthritis disease activity index-5: Utility in busy clinical settings

Objective: To assess disease activity using Rheumatoid Arthritis Disease Activity Index-5 (RADAI-5) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and its correlation with Disease Activity Score us...

Original Article

Outcome of therapy in biopsy proven lupus nephritis with cyclophosphamide or mycophenolate: Registry data from a South Indian tertiary care center

Background: Cyclophosphamide and mycophenolate are the currently proposed first-line agents for induction in lupus nephritis (LN). In this study, we analysed the response rates with the three d...

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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.

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