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, Volume 41, Issue 1–2, pp ii–vi | Cite as

Report of the 16th Meeting of the British Inflammation Research Association Topic: Measuring bone and joint disease progression: biochemical quantification

  • E. J. Lewis
  • M. F. James
  • J. G. Bowen
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Abbreviations

CRP

C reactive protein

ICTP

type I collagen telopeptide

DMARD

disease-modifying antirheumatic drug

Dpd

deoxypyridinoline

ESR

erthyrocyte sedimentation rate

ERAS

early rheumatoid arthritis study group

GAG

glycosaminoglycans

HAQ

health assessment questionnaire

MMP

matrix metalloproteinase

MRI

magnetic resonance imaging

NSAID

non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug

OA

osteoarthritis

OMERACT; PICP

C terminal type I procollagen

PIIINP

N terminal type III collagen

PIP

proximal interphalangeal

Pyd

pyridinoline

RA

rheumatoid arthritis

TGFβ

transforming growth factor β

TIMP

tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase

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  • E. J. Lewis
  • M. F. James
  • J. G. Bowen

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