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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The researchers found that at week 12, more patients receiving filgotinib 200 mg (66 percent) and 100 mg (57.5 percent) achieved 20 percent improvement in American College of Rheumatology criteria versus placebo (31.1 percent; difference versus placebo, 34.9 and 26.4 percent, respectively).
The primary endpoint for the pivotal studies is the proportion of patients achieving the American College of Rheumatology criteria (ACR20) at week 12 (against placebo).
Systemic sclerosis was diagnosed by the panel of expert on the basis of history and American College of Rheumatology criteria. Statistical analysis of the results was obtained by using Windows based computer software devised with statistical package for social sciences (SPSS-20) (SPSS inc Chicago IL,USA).
Fibromyalgia diagnosis: a comparison of clinical, survey, and American College of Rheumatology criteria. Arthritis Rheum.
The results confirm non-inferiority compared to infliximab but could not rule out superiority based on its primary efficacy endpoint, which compared the response difference measured by 20% or greater improvement defined by the American College of Rheumatology Criteria, ACR20, at week 22.
A questionnaire using the Modified 2010 American College of Rheumatology criteria for fibromyalgia: Specificity and sensitivity in clinical practice.
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.
creatinine1 by the American College of Rheumatology criteria. Up to 75% of SLE patients have clinically evident renal disease in pregnancy.
About one-quarter (26%) of participants had a clinical OA diagnosis according to American College of Rheumatology criteria.
Keywords: American College of Rheumatology criteria, Knee Osteoarthritis (KOA), Kellgren-Lawrence Radiological Classification for Knee Osteoarthritis, Visual Analog Scale (VAS), Diacerein.
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.

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