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January-March 2018| Vol 13| Issue 1

From the Editors Desk

From the Editor's Desk

Dear Friends, As you would have noticed your Journal achieved several key objectives in the last couple of years or so, the most significant ones being in the three important components of this Jou...


Getting around barriers in biologic treatment for systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis patients in resource-poor countries

Systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SJIA) is defined as arthritis associated with systemic features, typically quotidian spiking fevers for more than 2 weeks, accompanied by at least one of the ...


Greater access to safe and effective therapeutic options in rheumatoid arthritis

Cost is the key, and hence, both in developed and developing nations, economics drive the therapeutics. Every option is explored by caregivers and takers for affordable best care. The entry of biosi...


Medical council of India's amended qualifications for indian medical teachers: Well intended, yet half-hearted

The Medical Council of India (MCI) must be commended for its efforts to introduce definitive criteria for appointments and promotions for teachers in medical institutions. On June 8, 2017, the MCI i...

Original Article

Serum levels of tumor necrosis factor-alpha and vascular endothelial growth factor as markers of disease activity in patients with axial spondyloarthritis

Background: Assessment of disease activity in axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) has remained a challenge. This study aims to investigate the role of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) a...

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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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