Axial Spondyloarthritis by Stefan Siebert

Axial Spondyloarthritis

byStefan Siebert, Raj Sengupta, Alexander Tsoukas

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Axial spondyloarthritis is the commonest inflammatory arthritis affecting the spine. Typically first presenting to a variety of primary and secondary care professionals, the high global disease burden of this condition has created a need for increased awareness of this condition across a rangeof rheumatology specialties.A pocketbook aimed at the non-specialist reader Axial Spondyloarthritis is the essential guide to this common condition. Focusing on the practical implications of developments in classification, diagnosis and treatment, this easily accessible text fully covers the broader spectrum of the disease.Concise and fully illustrated, this addition to the Oxford Rheumatology Library covers the history and pathophysiology of axial spondylitis, alongside detailed sections on treatments, complications and manifestations of the condition. With each section supported by a handy key points section, AxialSpondyloarthritis is a useful and constructive resource for any practitioner or trainee encountering this condition.

About The Author

Dr Stefan Siebert is a Clinical Senior Lecturer in Rheumatology at the Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, University of Glasgow and an Honorary Consultant Rheumatogist at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. He has previously held positions at Swansea University and Cardiff University, and is the Lead for the Glasgow/West of S...

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Title:Axial SpondyloarthritisFormat:PaperbackDimensions:180 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.03 inPublished:October 22, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198755295

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Table of Contents

1. What are ankylosing spondylitis and axial spondyloarthritis?2. A brief history of ankylosing spondylitis3. The epidemiology of ankylosing spondylitis, axial spondyloarthritis and back pain4. The genetics of axial spondyloarthritis5. The pathophysiology and immunology of axial spondylitis6. Inflammatory back pain7. Peripheral musculoskeletal involvement in axial Spondyloarthritis8. Extra-articular manifestations of axial spondyloarthritis9. Complications of axial spondyloarthritis10. The impact and cost of axial spondyloarthritis11. Imaging in axial spondyloarthritis12. Classification criteria in spondyloarthritis13. Assessment and monitoring outcomes in axial spondyloarthritis14. Non-pharmacological treatment of axial spondyloarthritis15. Drug treatment for axial spondyloarthritis16. The current and future outlook for patients with axial spondyloarthritis