Focusing on the key essentials you need to know, Axial Spondyloarthritis provides a quick, expert overview of axSpA from a clinical perspective. This concise resource by Drs. Philip Mease and Muhammad Khan presents practical recommendations and guidelines for the diagnosis, management, and treatment of spondyloarthritis impacting the axial skeleton alongside an overview of epidemiology, special populations, and patient education.
1. Introduction 2. Clinical Features, Physical Findings and Diagnosis of Axial Spondyloarthritis 3. Epidemiology of Axial Spondyloarthritis 4. Classification Criteria for Axial Spondyloarthritis 5. Genetics of Axial Spondyloarthritis 6. The Gut Microbiome and Ankylosing Spondylitis 7. Pathogenesis of Ankylosing Spondylitis 8. Bone Pathophysiology in Axial Spondyloarthritis 9. Clinical Assessment of Axial Spondyloarthritis 10. Imaging in Axial Spondyloarthritis 11. Extra-articular Manifestations: Uveitis, Colitis, Psoriasis 12. Co-morbidities 13. Non-Pharmacological Management of Axial Spondyloarthritis 14. Pharmacological Non-Biologic Management of Axial Spondyloarthritis 15. Biologic Treatment of Axial Spondyloarthritis 16. Treatment Guidelines for Axial Spondyloarthritis 17. Economic Evaluations in Axial Spondyloarthritis 18. Patient Education and Patient Service Organizations
By Philip Mease, Rheumatologist, Seattle Rheumatology Associates, Internal Medicine and Rheumatology; Seattle, WA, United States and Muhammad Asim Khan, Professor Emeritus of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH.
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Discusses key information on genetic factors and disease biomarkers.
Presents an overview of clinical features, classification criteria, and imaging to aid in diagnosis.
Covers management and treatment guidelines, including non-pharmacologic management and the use of biologics.
Consolidates essential information on this timely topic into a single, convenient resource.
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