Expressions of Interest sought: Assessing fatigue in AxSpa

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Assessing fatigue in Axial Spondyloarthropathy (AxSpA) We are looking to identify recruiting centres to help with a study which is seeking to improve the assessment of fatigue in Axial Spondyloarthropathy (AxSpA). The study is a collaboration between Warwick Medical School (Dr Kirstie Haywood), the Staffordshire Rheumatology Centre and Keele University (Dr Jon Packham). Nathan Pearson… Read more »

The DyNAMISM Study – recruiting centres sought

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The DyNAMISM study is a large multi-centre study to determine whether NSAIDs use influences MRI findings in axial spondyloarthritis.  Participants undergo a 1wk wash-out of NSAIDs prior to an MRI scan, after which they return to normal medication.  Those who scan positive without NSAIDs are invited for a second MRI after 6wks of returning to… Read more »

BRITSpA MRI Consensus Statement 2017-2nd meeting

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The second meeting of the ongoing BRITSpA led project: Recommendations for acquisition and considerations for interpretation of MRI of the spine and sacroiliac joints (SIJ) in the investigation of axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) in the UK was held in London on the 13th of December 2017.