Annamaria Iagnocco

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Affiliation: University of Rome La Sapienza
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound in osteoarthritis
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Reumatologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialita Mediche, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 32:S48-52. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound evaluation of hand, wrist and foot joint synovitis in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Rheumatology Unit, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialita Mediche, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Viale del Policlinico 155, Rome 00161, Italy
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 53:465-72. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Subclinical synovitis detected by ultrasound in children affected by coeliac disease: a frequent manifestation improved by a gluten-free diet
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Rheumatology Unit, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialita Mediche, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Roma, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 32:137-42. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint The Italian MSUS Study Group recommendations for the format and content of the report and documentation in musculoskeletal ultrasonography in rheumatology
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Rheumatology Unit, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialita Mediche, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Viale Regina Elena 336, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 53:367-73. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint Power Doppler ultrasound of the hand and wrist joints in systemic sclerosis
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialita Mediche, Reumatologia, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Rome, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 31:89-95. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Becoming a musculoskeletal ultrasonographer
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Rheumatology Unit, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Viale del Policlinico 155, Rome 00161, Italy
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 27:271-81. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Diffusion and applications of musculoskeletal ultrasound in Italian Rheumatology Units
    A Iagnocco
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialita Mediche, Sapienza Universita di Roma
    Reumatismo 65:46-7. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist XLIV. Ultrasound of the shoulder in healthy individuals
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialita Mediche, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Rome, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 31:165-71. 2013
  9. doi request reprint The interobserver reliability of ultrasound in knee osteoarthritis
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialità Mediche Reumatologia, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Policlinico Umberto 1, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161, Roma
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 51:2013-9. 2012
  10. doi request reprint The reliability of musculoskeletal ultrasound in the detection of cartilage abnormalities at the metacarpo-phalangeal joints
    A Iagnocco
    Rheumatology Unit, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialita Mediche, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Rome, Italy
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 20:1142-6. 2012

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Publications76

  1. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound in osteoarthritis
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Reumatologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialita Mediche, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 32:S48-52. 2014
    ..In addition, US allows for a monitoring of the disease process and follow-up of local and systemic treatments. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound evaluation of hand, wrist and foot joint synovitis in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Rheumatology Unit, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialita Mediche, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Viale del Policlinico 155, Rome 00161, Italy
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 53:465-72. 2014
    ..To assess the prevalence and severity of inflammatory abnormalities of the hand, wrist and foot joints in SLE patients by US and to correlate them with clinical, laboratory and disease activity score parameters...
  3. ncbi request reprint Subclinical synovitis detected by ultrasound in children affected by coeliac disease: a frequent manifestation improved by a gluten-free diet
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Rheumatology Unit, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialita Mediche, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Roma, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 32:137-42. 2014
    ..Aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence and severity of joint involvement in paediatric patients with CD using musculoskeletal ultrasound (US)...
  4. ncbi request reprint The Italian MSUS Study Group recommendations for the format and content of the report and documentation in musculoskeletal ultrasonography in rheumatology
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Rheumatology Unit, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialita Mediche, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Viale Regina Elena 336, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 53:367-73. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to draw up a set of recommendations for the format and content of the musculoskeletal ultrasonography (MSUS) report in rheumatology...
  5. ncbi request reprint Power Doppler ultrasound of the hand and wrist joints in systemic sclerosis
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialita Mediche, Reumatologia, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Rome, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 31:89-95. 2013
    ..This paper aims to investigate the prevalence and severity of hand and wrist joints power Doppler (PD) ultrasound (US) detected abnormalities in systemic sclerosis (SSc)...
  6. doi request reprint Becoming a musculoskeletal ultrasonographer
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Rheumatology Unit, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Viale del Policlinico 155, Rome 00161, Italy
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 27:271-81. 2013
    ..A proposal to accredit and certificate competence in MSUS is now being discussed...
  7. doi request reprint Diffusion and applications of musculoskeletal ultrasound in Italian Rheumatology Units
    A Iagnocco
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialita Mediche, Sapienza Universita di Roma
    Reumatismo 65:46-7. 2013
    ..The aims of the Study Group are to stimulate the applications and use of ultrasound in the clinical practice at the level of the Italian rheumatology units and, in addition, to develop research projects at a national level.....
  8. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist XLIV. Ultrasound of the shoulder in healthy individuals
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialita Mediche, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Rome, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 31:165-71. 2013
    ..To investigate the prevalence of shoulder ultrasound (US) detectable abnormalities in asymptomatic individuals of various ages and to correlate the US findings with clinical data...
  9. doi request reprint The interobserver reliability of ultrasound in knee osteoarthritis
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialità Mediche Reumatologia, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Policlinico Umberto 1, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161, Roma
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 51:2013-9. 2012
    ..To assess the interobserver reliability between sonographers with different levels of experience in detecting inflammatory and structural damage abnormalities in patients with knee OA...
  10. doi request reprint The reliability of musculoskeletal ultrasound in the detection of cartilage abnormalities at the metacarpo-phalangeal joints
    A Iagnocco
    Rheumatology Unit, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialita Mediche, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Rome, Italy
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 20:1142-6. 2012
    ..To assess the reliability of ultrasound (US) in detecting cartilage abnormalities at the metacarpo-phalangeal (MCP) joints in people with cartilage pathology...
  11. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist XLI. Sonographic assessment of the hip in OA patients
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialita Mediche, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Rome, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 30:652-7. 2012
    ..To investigate the prevalence of ultrasound (US) detectable abnormalities in the hip joints of patients with osteoarthritis (OA) and correlate them with clinical findings and measures of disease severity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Unilateral painful, swollen and erythematosus knee. Case report
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialità Mediche Reumatologia, Sapienza Università di Roma Rome, Italy
    Med Ultrason 14:251-3. 2012
    ..US-guided aspiration of local effusion was performed; synovial fluid analysis demonstrated septic bursitis. Appropriate treatment determined the complete remission...
  13. ncbi request reprint Ultrasonography of the hip
    Rodina Nestorova
    Centre of Rheumatology St Irina, Sofia, Bulgaria
    Med Ultrason 14:217-24. 2012
    ..The aim of this review is to analyze the current literature about US of the hip and to describe the most frequently-observed normal and pathological findings...
  14. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound in the assessment of musculoskeletal involvement in systemic sclerosis
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialità Mediche Reumatologia, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Italy
    Med Ultrason 14:231-4. 2012
    ..The aim of the present paper is to review the role of US in the assessment of musculoskeletal involvement in SSc...
  15. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound assessment of the elbow
    Goran Radunović
    Institute of Rheumatology, Medical School, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Med Ultrason 14:141-6. 2012
    ..The aim of this paper is to review the screening technique and the basic normal and pathological findings in elbow US...
  16. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound of the hand and wrist in rheumatology
    Violeta Vlad
    Sf Maria Clinical Hospital, Bucharest, Romania
    Med Ultrason 14:42-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this paper is to review the current literature on US of the hand and wrist in rheumatology, including US scanning techniques, as well as normal and pathological findings...
  17. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound of the ankle and foot in rheumatology
    Mihaela C Micu
    Rheumatology Division, Department of Rehabilitation II, Rehabilitation Clinical Hospital Cluj Napoca, Romania
    Med Ultrason 14:34-41. 2012
    ..The aim of this paper is to review the US technique of scanning and the indications of US in the analysis of the ankle and foot in rheumatic diseases...
  18. doi request reprint Subclinical synovitis in primary Sjögren's syndrome: an ultrasonographic study
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Department of Clinical and Medical Therapy, Rheumatology Unit, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Policlinico Umberto 1, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161, Rome, Italy
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:1153-7. 2010
    ..To evaluate, by musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSUS), articular involvement in primary SS (pSS) patients by analysing hand and wrist changes, and to correlate them with clinical evaluation and laboratory tests...
  19. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist XXXV. Sonographic assessment of the foot in patients with osteoarthritis
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Rheumatology Unit, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialita Mediche, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Rome, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 29:757-62. 2011
    ..The aims of our study were to investigate the prevalence of ultrasound (US) abnormalities in the foot of patients with osteoarthritis (OA) and to compare them with clinical findings...
  20. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist. XVII. Role of colour Doppler and power Doppler
    A Iagnocco
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 26:759-62. 2008
    ..Moreover, Doppler US has been found to be of help in the assessment of vascular pathologies such as the vasculitides. In this review we provide an update of the data regarding the use of colour Doppler and power Doppler in rheumatology...
  21. doi request reprint The role of ultrasound in rheumatology
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Reumatologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialita Mediche, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Italy
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 32:66-73. 2011
    ..US has demonstrated to be sensitive in the detection of early bone erosions as well as in the depiction of soft-tissue damage...
  22. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance and ultrasonography real-time fusion imaging of the hand and wrist in osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialita Mediche, UOC Reumatologia, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:1409-13. 2011
    ..To investigate the role of a new hybrid imaging modality, integrated in the US equipment and derived by a real-time MRI and US fusion process, in the hand and wrist joints of a small group of rheumatic patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist XXIX. Sonographic assessment of the knee in patients with osteoarthritis
    A Iagnocco
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 28:643-6. 2010
    ..To investigate the prevalence and severity of sonographic-detected abnormalities in knee osteoarthritis (OA) and to correlate ultrasound (US) findings with clinical data...
  24. ncbi request reprint Clinical and ultrasonographic monitoring of response to adalimumab treatment in rheumatoid arthritis
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Rheumatology Unit, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Rome, Italy
    J Rheumatol 35:35-40. 2008
    ..To evaluate by clinical, laboratory, and sonographic assessment the effects of adalimumab therapy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) over 24 months of treatment...
  25. doi request reprint Imaging the joint in osteoarthritis: a place for ultrasound?
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Osteoarthritis, Rheumatology Unit Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 24:27-38. 2010
    ..Development in technology and technique with improvement of new research studies will further amplify the diagnostic role of ultrasound in osteoarthritis in the near future...
  26. ncbi request reprint Wrist joint involvement in systemic lupus erythematosus. An ultrasonographic study
    A Iagnocco
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Applied Clinical and Medical Therapy, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 22:621-4. 2004
    ..To define joint alterations in the wrists of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) by ultrasonography (US)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Intra-articular methotrexate in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis: a clinical and sonographic study
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Department of Clinical and Applied Medical Therapy, Rheumatology Unit, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Viale del Policlinico 155, Rome 00161, Italy
    Clin Rheumatol 25:159-63. 2006
    ..As far as we know, this is the first study that explores the effects of intra-articular MTX in RA and PsA both clinically and by ultrasonography...
  28. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist. I. Ultrasonography of the shoulder
    A Iagnocco
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 24:6-11. 2006
    ..The use of high quality equipment and the application of a standard scanning protocol are mandatory for reliable US assessment of shoulder pathology...
  29. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist III. Ultrasonography of the hip
    A Iagnocco
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Roma, Rome, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 24:229-32. 2006
    ..In addition, the deep location of the hip can confer further problems to US scanning in obese or particularly muscular subjects...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Ultrasonographic assessment of the response to Etanercept treatment in patients with rheumatoid arthritis]
    A Iagnocco
    Cattedra Reumatologia, Dip Clinica e Terapia Medica Applicata, Universita La Sapienza, Roma, Italia
    Reumatismo 58:233-8. 2006
    ..To evaluate, using musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSUS), the effects of Etanercept therapy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) over 3 months of treatment...
  31. ncbi request reprint High resolution ultrasonography in detection of bone erosions in patients with hand osteoarthritis
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Dipartimento di Clinica e Terapia Medica Applicata, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Rheumatol 32:2381-3. 2005
    ..To evaluate the ability of high resolution ultrasonography (US) in the diagnosis of erosive osteoarthritis (OA)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Etanercept in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis: clinical follow-up over one year by ultrasonography
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Rheumatology Unit, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Clin Rheumatol 27:491-6. 2008
    ..US is a useful tool in the monitoring of biologic therapy in RA, assessing both inflammatory and destructive changes...
  33. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist XXXVIII. Sonographic assessment of the hip in psoriatic arthritis patients
    Lucrezia Riente
    Rheumatology Unit, University of Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 30:152-5. 2012
    ..The aims of our study were to investigate the prevalence of ultrasound (US) pathological abnormalities in the hip of psoriatic arthritis (PsA) patients and compare them with the clinical findings...
  34. doi request reprint The 6-joint ultrasonographic assessment: a valid, sensitive-to-change and feasible method for evaluating joint inflammation in RA
    Carlo Perricone
    Reumatologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialita Mediche, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 51:866-73. 2012
    ..We assessed the validity, sensitivity to change and feasibility of a reduced 6-joint US score in patients with RA starting therapy with an anti-TNF agent...
  35. ncbi request reprint Osteoarthritis of the foot: a review of the current state of knowledge
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Rheumatology Unit, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialita Mediche, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Roma, Italy
    Med Ultrason 15:35-40. 2013
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist XLVI. Ultrasound guided injection in the shoulder: a descriptive literature review
    Andrea Delle Sedie
    University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 31:477-83. 2013
    ..e. pain), however, there are no studies comparing the blind approach to the US-guided one. Finally, new treatments for shoulder pain have been used but they still need future validation in more appropriate RCTs. ..
  37. pmc Transforming growth factor β 869C/T and interleukin 6 -174G/C polymorphisms relate to the severity and progression of bone-erosive damage detected by ultrasound in rheumatoid arthritis
    Fulvia Ceccarelli
    Reumatologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialita Mediche, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Viale del Policlinico 155, I 00161 Rome, Italy
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R111. 2011
    ..We analyzed the association between TGF-β 869C/T and IL-6 -174G/C SNPs and bone-erosive damage, evaluated by US, in a cohort of patients with severely active RA...
  38. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound in rheumatoid arthritis
    Chiara Rizzo
    Rheumatology Unit, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialita Mediche, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Rome, Italy
    Med Ultrason 15:199-208. 2013
    ..Future applications based on the development of new tools may improve the role of MSUS in RA. ..
  39. doi request reprint Ultrasound elastography assessment of skin involvement in systemic sclerosis: lights and shadows
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Clinical and Medical Therapy, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Rheumatol 37:1688-91. 2010
    ..To assess skin elasticity in systemic sclerosis (SSc) by using a new imaging modality, ultrasound elastography (UE)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound of the shoulder
    Tzvetanka Petranova
    Centre of Rheumatology St Irina, Sofia, Bulgaria
    Med Ultrason 14:133-40. 2012
    ..The aim of this article is to analyze the current literature about US of the shoulder and to describe both normal and pathological findings...
  41. doi request reprint Clinical and ultrasonography assessment of peripheral enthesitis in ankylosing spondylitis
    Antonio Spadaro
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialita Mediche, UOC di Reumatologia, Sapienza, Universita di Roma, Azienda Policlinico Umberto I, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:2080-6. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to compare clinical examination with power Doppler US (PDUS) in the detection of entheseal abnormalities in patients with AS...
  42. doi request reprint Osteoarthritis: research update and clinical applications
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Rheumatology Unit, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Rome, Italy
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 51:vii2-5. 2012
    ..The objective of the article is to describe the current applications of MSUS in both clinical practice and research in OA...
  43. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist. XXVIII. Impact of sonographic knee joint involvement in recent-onset inflammatory polyarthritis
    C A Scirè
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Universita di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 28:449-53. 2010
    ..To assess the impact of the knee joint inflammation, detected by ultrasonography (US), on functional disability in patients with recent-onset inflammatory polyarthritis (IP)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Sonographic study of painful shoulder
    A Iagnocco
    Rheumatology Unit, Medical Therapy Department, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 21:355-8. 2003
    ..To identify sonographically the site and entity of alterations in a high number of patients with shoulder pain...
  45. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of high resolution US in the evaluation of effusion in osteoarthritic first carpometacarpal joint
    A Iagnocco
    Department of Medical Therapy, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Rheumatol 29:170-3. 2000
    ..The aim of this study is to provide a reproducible and quantitative sonographic method for evaluation of effusion in the first carpometacarpal joint in osteoarthritis...
  46. doi request reprint Relationship of focal erosions, bone mineral density, and parathyroid hormone in rheumatoid arthritis
    Maurizio Rossini
    Rheumatology Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Integrata, Piazzale Stefani 1, 37126 Verona, Italy
    J Rheumatol 38:997-1002. 2011
    ..To investigate the relationship among focal bone erosions and bone mineral density (BMD), 25(OH) vitamin D (25OHD), and parathyroid hormone (PTH) values in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  47. doi request reprint The role of Doppler ultrasound in rheumatic diseases
    Francesco Porta
    Dipartimento Medicina Interna e Specialità Mediche Reumatologia, Sapienza Universita di Roma, V le del Policlinico 155, Rome 00161, Italy
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 51:976-82. 2012
    ..Its widespread use in clinical rheumatological practice is recommended. The aim of this article is to review the current literature about the role of DUS in rheumatic diseases, analysing its validity, reliability and feasibility...
  48. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging of peripheral osteoarticular tuberculosis compared with sonography and standard radiographs
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    Medical Therapy Department, Rheumatology Unit, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Rheumatol Int 23:195-7. 2003
    ..The diagnosis was confirmed with culture for tuberculous bacilli. As far as we know, this is the first study comparing radiographs, joint sonography, and MRI...
  49. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist
    E Filippucci
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Jesi, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 24:1-5. 2006
    ..Moreover, it provides a general overview of both US anatomy and pathology relevant for the rheumatologist...
  50. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist II. Ultrasonography of the hand and wrist
    E Filippucci
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Jesi, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 24:118-22. 2006
    ..This paper provides the basic knowledge, reviews the available evidence and discusses the potential of US in the evaluation of the hand and wrist...
  51. ncbi request reprint Knee joint synovitis in Behçet's disease: a sonographic study
    F Ceccarelli
    Divisione e Cattedra di Reumatologia, Dipartimento di Scienze Oftalmiche, Universita La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 25:S76-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate, using ultrasound (US), knee involvement in patients with Behçet's disease (BD)...
  52. doi request reprint Responsiveness in rheumatoid arthritis. a report from the OMERACT 11 ultrasound workshop
    Annamaria Iagnocco
    From the Rheumatology Unit, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Rome, Italy Rheumatology Department, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón and Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain University of Leeds and UK National Institute for Health Research NIHR Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit, Leeds, UK Department of Rheumatology, MC Groep Hospitals, Lelystad, The Netherlands Hospital Universitario Severo Ochoa, Madrid, Spain Rheumatology Unit, Cavale Blanche Hospital, Brest, France University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Department of Internal Medicine 3, Erlangen Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Chariteplatz, Berlin, Germany Rheumatology Unit, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy Department of Rheumatology, Diakonhjemmet Hospital, Oslo, Norway Université Pierre et Marie Curie, La Pitie Salpetriere Hospital, APHP, Paris, France University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, Florida, USA Division of Rheumatology, CHU Pitie Salpetriere, Paris, France Instituto Poal, Spain
    J Rheumatol 41:379-82. 2014
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist V. Ultrasonography of the ankle and foot
    L Riente
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 24:493-8. 2006
    ..US represents an accurate, safe and low-cost technique that can be used for the examination of the ankle and foot in rheumatic disorders...
  54. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist VII. Ultrasound imaging in rheumatoid arthritis
    E Filippucci
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Jesi, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 25:5-10. 2007
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist. XXIV. Sonographic evaluation of wrist and hand joint and tendon involvement in systemic lupus erythematosus
    A Delle Sedie
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 27:897-901. 2009
    ..Those results reinforce the importance of including musculoskeletal ultrasound in the patient assessment, especially in those cases in which physical examination is not conclusive...
  56. ncbi request reprint Ultrasonographic depiction of knee joint alterations in systemic lupus erythematosus
    A Ossandon
    Rheumatology Unit, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 27:329-32. 2009
    ..Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients and healthy subjects (HS) were evaluated as controls. US findings were correlated with disease activity parameters...
  57. ncbi request reprint Exploratory data analysis on the effects of non pharmacological treatment for knee osteoarthritis
    F Ceccarelli
    Dipartimento di Clinica e Terapia Medica, Sezione di Reumatologia, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Policlinico Umberto I, Rome, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 28:250-3. 2010
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist XI. Ultrasound imaging in regional pain syndromes
    A Iagnocco
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Roma, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 25:672-5. 2007
    ..The research agenda covers: definition of standard scanning protocols for US examination of the most common RPS assessed by the rheumatologist and the clinical impact of US findings in the management of patients with RPS...
  59. ncbi request reprint Knee joint synovitis in Sjögren's syndrome. Sonographic study
    A Iagnocco
    Department of Medical Therapy, Rheumatology Unit, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Scand J Rheumatol 31:291-5. 2002
    ..Results demonstrated signs of slight synovitis in primary SS. More severe synovitis was found both in secondary SS with RA and in RA. This is the first sonographic study demonstrating slight synovitis in primary SS...
  60. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist. XXII. Achilles tendon involvement in spondyloarthritis. A multi-centre study using high frequency volumetric probe
    A Iagnocco
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 27:547-51. 2009
    ..Our study for the first time demonstrated that 3D US is a valid imaging modality for the assessment of Achilles tendon enthesitis...
  61. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist. XXI. Role of ultrasound imaging in early arthritis
    C A Scirè
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Universita di Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 27:391-4. 2009
    ..The present review provides an update of the available data and discusses research issues of ultrasound imaging in early arthritis...
  62. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist. XX. Sonographic assessment of hand and wrist joint involvement in rheumatoid arthritis: comparison between two- and three-dimensional ultrasonography
    E Filippucci
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Universita, Politecnica delle Marche, Jesi, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 27:197-200. 2009
    ..This study is an initial step towards establishing a methodology necessary for developing multi-centre US studies which are aimed at assessing hand involvement in patients with RA...
  63. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist. XVI. Ultrasound-guided procedures
    O Epis
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Universita di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 26:515-8. 2008
    ..The present review provides an update of the available data regarding the use of US in interventional procedures in clinical rheumatology...
  64. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist XIV. Ultrasound imaging in connective tissue diseases
    L Riente
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 26:230-3. 2008
    ..US assessment of heart, kidney or vascular involvement in CTD will not be the subjects of this paper...
  65. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist XII. Ultrasound imaging in sports medicine
    E Filippucci
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Jesi, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 25:806-9. 2007
    ..Future research should also be directed at determining the usefulness of power Doppler technique in monitoring sport-related abnormalities...
  66. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist. XIII. New trends. Three-dimensional ultrasonography
    E Filippucci
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 26:1-4. 2008
    ..The challenge to three-dimensional ultrasound is to prove itself to be a method that requires no particular skills that can be mastered in just a few minutes and is not operator-dependant [corrected]..
  67. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist. XXV. Sonographic assessment of the knee in patients with gout and calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease
    E Filippucci
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, and Ospedale A Murri, Ancona, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 28:2-5. 2010
    ..Further studies are required to investigate both sensitivity and specificity of US features indicative of crystal aggregates at both tendon and entheseal level...
  68. ncbi request reprint Joint sonography in asymptomatic patients with HCV correlated hepatitis
    A Iagnocco
    Rheumatology Unit, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 22:43-8. 2004
    ..This sonographic study was undertaken to detect the possible presence of early articular changes in HCV patients without any rheumatic manifestations...
  69. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist. VI. Ultrasonography of the elbow, sacroiliac, parasternal, and temporomandibular joints
    A Delle Sedie
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 24:617-21. 2006
    ..In this paper, we review and discuss the role of US in the evaluation of elbow, sacroiliac, parasternal and TM joint pathology...
  70. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist. XV. Ultrasound imaging in vasculitis
    A Delle Sedie
    Cattedra di Reumatologia, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 26:391-4. 2008
    ..In this review we provide an overview of the current data regarding the role of US in vasculitis. Sonographic evaluation of cardiac or renal involvement in these disorders will not be covered...
  71. ncbi request reprint Sonography in the study of metatarsalgia
    A Iagnocco
    Medical Therapy Department, Rheumatology Unit, Rome University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Rheumatol 28:1338-40. 2001
    ..5% of cases, Morton's neuroma in 15.2%, and effusion of MTP joints in 11.7%. CONCLUSION: Sonography gives useful information about the possible alteration responsible for metatarsalgia...
  72. ncbi request reprint Ultrasonography of the shoulder in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: comment on the article by Hermann et al
    George A W Bruyn
    Arthritis Rheum 50:3054; author reply 3055-6. 2004
  73. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal ultrasound including definitions for ultrasonographic pathology
    Richard J Wakefield
    Academic Unit of Musculoskeletal Disease, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Rheumatol 32:2485-7. 2005
    ..Also proposed for the first time are consensus US definitions for common pathological lesions seen in patients with inflammatory arthritis...
  74. ncbi request reprint The OMERACT Ultrasound Group: status of current activities and research directions
    Richard J Wakefield
    Academic Unit of Musculoskeletal Disease, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Rheumatol 34:848-51. 2007
    ..The reliability of acquiring images was also enhanced using standardized positions. Future studies will assess the value of US in clinical trials...
  75. ncbi request reprint Summary findings of a systematic review of the ultrasound assessment of synovitis
    Fredrick Joshua
    Department of Rheumatology, St George Hospital, University of NSW, Sydney, Australia
    J Rheumatol 34:839-47. 2007
    ..The review highlights the current gaps in the literature, including a lack of reliability data with respect to intra-occasion and intra- and inter-reader reliability. Current work by our group is addressing these issues...
  76. pmc E-learning in ultrasonography: a web-based approach
    Emilio Filippucci
    Department of Rheumatology, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona 60035, Italy
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:962-5. 2007
    ..To propose e-learning methods that address the fundamental problems related to sonographic training in rheumatology...