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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There are currently two classification criteria in use: the 1982 American College of Rheumatology criteria and the Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics Criteria (SLICC 2012).
The HUMOR (Humira for Erosive Hand Osteoarthritis) trial was a single-center, crossover study that included 43 patients who met American College of Rheumatology criteria for hand OA, with pain scores greater than 50 on a 100-point visual analog scale, morning stiffness lasting for more than 30 minutes, radiographic evidence of erosive hand OA, and an MRI showing synovitis in painful hand joints.
Upon fulfilling the American College of Rheumatology criteria, he was diagnosed as an exceptionally rare case of EGPA with multiple intra cerebral haemorrhages.
The diagnosis of active lupus nephritis of new onset was made as per American College of Rheumatology criteria.
About one-quarter (26%) of participants had a clinical OA diagnosis according to American College of Rheumatology criteria.
Material and Methods: Ninety cases fulfilling American College of Rheumatology criteria for diagnosis of Knee Osteoarthritis and falling in Grades IIII of Kellgren-Lawrence Radiological Classification for Knee Osteoarthritis were included.
The primary endpoint of the PALACE 1, 2 and 3 studies was the modified American College of Rheumatology criteria for 20% improvement (ACR20) at week 16.
Thirty patients (20 female and 10 male) with knee and/or hip osteoarthritis (OA) of both sexes who were diagnosed according to the American College of Rheumatology Criteria included in this prospective uncontrolled study.
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.
Researchers then assessed the rate of achievement of 20% improvements in the American College of Rheumatology criteria (ACR 20).
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.
All participants were assessed for OA of the knee, hip or hand according to the American College of Rheumatology criteria.

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