Oxford Textbook of Axial Spondyloarthritis

Hardcover | September 15, 2016

EditorRobert Inman, Joachim Sieper

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Axial Spondyloarthritis is a timely addition to the Oxford Textbooks in Rheumatology series, providing a comprehensive reference to this rapidly evolving field. The conceptual framework of the disease has now evolved beyond ankylosing spondylitis to encompass a broader concept of axialinflammation. Earlier recognition has opened the door to earlier intervention, and the understanding of the biologic basis of axial SpA has seen significant advances in recent years. The first textbook to cover axial spondyloarthritis in this level of detail from a global perspective, this volume offers a practical and complete resource compiled by a multidisciplinary and multinational team of experts. Beginning with a historical perspective on the disease, the textbook providesa comprehensive background in the epidemiology, diagnosis, and classification of axial spondyloarthritis. Immune mechanisms and genetics are covered, along with imaging and a detailed section on the range of treatments options currently available. A section on extra-articular manifestations providesa comprehensive knowledge base for the clinician treating patients with spondyloarthritis, and chapters on the economics of the disease, physical functioning, and patient registries complete the broad coverage of the topic.Practical, easy to use, yet detailed with respect to pathophysiology, diagnostics, and management, this textbook provides a comprehensive reference for rheumatologists, general practitioners, internists, and paediatricians managing patients with axial spondyloarthritis.

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Axial Spondyloarthritis is a timely addition to the Oxford Textbooks in Rheumatology series, providing a comprehensive reference to this rapidly evolving field. The conceptual framework of the disease has now evolved beyond ankylosing spondylitis to encompass a broader concept of axialinflammation. Earlier recognition has opened the do...

Robert Inman completed his undergraduate degree at Yale University, and his medical degree at McMaster University. He did his training in Internal Medicine at Vanderbilt University and his fellowship in Rheumatology at Cornell University, based at the Hospital for Special Surgery. He worked as a research fellow at the Hammersmith Hospi...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:384 pagesPublished:September 15, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Bruce Rothschild and Ernst Feldtkeller: Spondyloarthritis in antiquity and in history2. Michael Weisman and Lianne Gensler: Epidemiology of Axial Spondyloarthritis3. Floris van Gaalen, Desiree van der Heijde, and Maxime Dougados: Diagnosis and classification of Axial Spondyloarthritis4. Martin Rudwaleit and Atul Deodhar: Diagnosis, classification, and management of Peripheral Spondyloarthritis5. Matthew Brown and John Reveille: Genetics of Spondyloarthritis6. Robert A. Colbert and Paul Bowness: Immune mechanisms: HLA-B277. Dominique Baeten: Immune mechanisms: Innate immunity8. Maxime Breban and Hill Gaston: Immune mechanisms: Adaptive immunity9. Marjatta Leirisalo-Repo and John Carter: Infection and Spondyloarthritis10. Georg Schett and Rik Lories: Pathology: Bone11. Filip van den Bosch and Muhammad A. Khan: Clinical features12. Robert Landewe and Astrid van Tubergen: Clinical outcomes13. Walter Maksymowych and Robert Lambert: Imaging: Sacroiliac joints14. Kay-Geert A. Hermann and Xenofon Baraliakos: Imaging: Spine15. Ruben Burgos-Vargas and Shirley Tse: Juvenile-onset Spondyloarthritis16. James Rosenbaum: Extra-articular manifestations: Uveitis17. Dirk Elewaut, Heleen Cypers, Matthew L. Stoll, and Charles O. Elsen: Extra-articula manifestations: Inflammatory Bowel Disease18. Dafna Gladman and Wolf-Henning Boehncke: Extra-articular manifestations: Psoriasis19. Salih Ozgocmen and Laura Passalent: Treatment: Non-pharmacological20. Nigil Haroon and Jon Chan: Treatment: Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs in Axial Spondyloarthritis21. Denis Poddubnyy and Hildrun Haibel: Treatment: DMARDS22. Juergen Braun and Irene van der Horst-Bruinsma: Treatment: Biologics23. Heinrich Boehm and Y. Raja Rampersaud: Treatment: Aim and indication of surgical treatment24. Tore Kristian Kvien, Mikkel Ostergaard, and Elisabeth Lie: Patient registries25. Annelies Boonen: Economic evaluation of diagnosing and treating axial SpA26. Michael Ward: Physical functioning and work ability27. Laure Savage and Seoirse Smith: Patient support and advocacy in Axial Spondyloarthritis28. Tae Hwan Kim, Huji Xu, Chan-Bum Choi, and Feng Huang: Axial Spondyloarthritis in Asia29. Percival Sampaio-Barros and Rafael Valle Onate: Axial Spondyloarthritis in Latin America30. Anand Malaviya and Ashok Kumar: Axial Spondyloarthritis in India