American College of Rheumatology criteria

American College of Rheumatology criteria

A term of art that objectifies responses to therapy of patients with rheumatic arthritis. An improvement of at least 20% in 5 of 7 measures (which must include tender and swollen joint counts) would result in ACR 20 criteria being met.
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All American College of Rheumatology criteria for RA were evaluated for associations with HCV status.
The approval for fibromyalgia was based on two 3-month fixed does studies that compared duloxetine with placebo in 874 patients who met the American College of Rheumatology criteria for fibromyalgia.
Based on the American College of Rheumatology criteria for osteoarthritis of the hand, and knee and hip radiographs, 27% were diagnosed with osteoarthritis alone.
In a multicenter, placebo-controlled trial that included 529 patients meeting American College of Rheumatology criteria for fibromyalgia syndrome, those randomized to get 450 mg of the drug had significant improvement in mean pain scores, compared with placebo.
AMPLE demonstrated that SC ORENCIA plus MTX achieved comparable rates of efficacy for the American College of Rheumatology criteria of 20 percent (ACR20) response at 1 year of 64.
Researchers then assessed the rate of achievement of 20% improvements in the American College of Rheumatology criteria (ACR 20).
Classification of rheumatoid arthritis: comparison of the 1987 American College of Rheumatology criteria and the 2010 American College of Rheumatology/European League Against Rheumatism criteria.
The approval for fibromyalgia was based on a pair of 3-month fixed-dose studies that compared duloxetine with placebo in 874 patients who met the American College of Rheumatology criteria for fibromyalgia.
RA was defined based on American College of Rheumatology criteria.
All participants were assessed for OA of the knee, hip or hand according to the American College of Rheumatology criteria.
Most patients receiving routine care for rheumatoid arthritis in 2001 did not meet inclusion criteria for most recent clinical trials or american college of rheumatology criteria for remission.
To assess potential risk factors for erosive development, the investigators used standard ultrasonographic methods to examine the interphalangeal joints of 56 consecutive patients who presented to a rheumatology outpatient clinic with hand OA based on American College of Rheumatology criteria.

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