Richard Watts

Summary

Affiliation: Ipswich Hospital
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Rheumatoid vasculitis: becoming extinct?
    R A Watts
    Department of Rheumatology, Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Heath Road, Ipswich IP4 5PD, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:920-3. 2004
  2. pmc The contrasting epidemiology of granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's) and microscopic polyangiitis
    Richard A Watts
    Norwich School of Medicine, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 51:926-31. 2012
  3. pmc Confirmation of the genetic association of CTLA4 and PTPN22 with ANCA-associated vasculitis
    Edward J Carr
    Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge CB20XY, UK
    BMC Med Genet 10:121. 2009
  4. pmc Contrasting genetic association of IL2RA with SLE and ANCA-associated vasculitis
    Edward J Carr
    Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 0XY, UK
    BMC Med Genet 10:22. 2009
  5. doi request reprint The epidemiology of Takayasu arteritis in the UK
    Richard Watts
    Health and Social Sciences Research Institute, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:1008-11. 2009
  6. pmc Development and validation of a consensus methodology for the classification of the ANCA-associated vasculitides and polyarteritis nodosa for epidemiological studies
    Richard Watts
    Department of Rheumatology, Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Heath Road, Ipswich IP4 5PD, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:222-7. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint What is known about the epidemiology of the vasculitides?
    Richard A Watts
    Department of Rheumatology, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 19:191-207. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of systemic vasculitis
    Suzanne E Lane
    Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Heath Rd, Ipswich, IP4 5PD, UK
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 7:270-5. 2005
  9. doi request reprint ANCA vasculitis: time for a change in treatment paradigm? Not yet
    Eleana Ntatsaki
    Department of Rheumatology, Norfolk and Norwich University Foundation NHS Trust, Norfolk, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:1019-24. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Decrease over time in the incidence of systemic rheumatoid vasculitis: Comment on the article by Turesson et al
    Richard A Watts
    Arthritis Rheum 52:1620-1; author reply 1621. 2005

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Rheumatoid vasculitis: becoming extinct?
    R A Watts
    Department of Rheumatology, Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Heath Road, Ipswich IP4 5PD, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:920-3. 2004
    ..0 to 12.5/million. During the 1990s there have been major changes in the treatment of RA, with more aggressive control of inflammation. Our aim was to study the epidemiology of SRV in a stable, well-defined population over a 15-yr period...
  2. pmc The contrasting epidemiology of granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's) and microscopic polyangiitis
    Richard A Watts
    Norwich School of Medicine, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 51:926-31. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the epidemiology of GPA and MPA in a stable, well-defined population looking for differences in the pattern of occurrence, which might suggest a different aetiology...
  3. pmc Confirmation of the genetic association of CTLA4 and PTPN22 with ANCA-associated vasculitis
    Edward J Carr
    Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge CB20XY, UK
    BMC Med Genet 10:121. 2009
    ..We studied ten candidate loci on the basis of their immunoregulatory role and prior associations with type 1 diabetes (T1D). These included PTPN22, CTLA4 and CD226, which have previously been associated with AAV...
  4. pmc Contrasting genetic association of IL2RA with SLE and ANCA-associated vasculitis
    Edward J Carr
    Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 0XY, UK
    BMC Med Genet 10:22. 2009
    ....
  5. doi request reprint The epidemiology of Takayasu arteritis in the UK
    Richard Watts
    Health and Social Sciences Research Institute, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:1008-11. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the annual incidence of TAK in the UK using the UKGPRD and in a well-defined hospital population [Norfolk Vasculitis Register (NORVASC)]...
  6. pmc Development and validation of a consensus methodology for the classification of the ANCA-associated vasculitides and polyarteritis nodosa for epidemiological studies
    Richard Watts
    Department of Rheumatology, Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Heath Road, Ipswich IP4 5PD, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:222-7. 2007
    ..Aim: To develop a consensus method of using these criteria and definitions for epidemiological studies to permit comparison without confounding by classification...
  7. ncbi request reprint What is known about the epidemiology of the vasculitides?
    Richard A Watts
    Department of Rheumatology, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 19:191-207. 2005
    ..Lesions suspicious of malignancy should be biopsied even if the diagnosis of vasculitis has been histologically proven...
  8. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of systemic vasculitis
    Suzanne E Lane
    Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Heath Rd, Ipswich, IP4 5PD, UK
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 7:270-5. 2005
    ..No definite trigger factors have been found, but KD has been linked to infection, house dust mite and chemicals, and Henoch-Schonlein purpura to a pesticide and drugs...
  9. doi request reprint ANCA vasculitis: time for a change in treatment paradigm? Not yet
    Eleana Ntatsaki
    Department of Rheumatology, Norfolk and Norwich University Foundation NHS Trust, Norfolk, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:1019-24. 2011
    ..MTX and LEF have similar efficacy to AZA, but are not significantly safer; while MMF is less effective. Thus, AZA remains the conventional maintenance drug of choice...
  10. ncbi request reprint Decrease over time in the incidence of systemic rheumatoid vasculitis: Comment on the article by Turesson et al
    Richard A Watts
    Arthritis Rheum 52:1620-1; author reply 1621. 2005
  11. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of the vasculitides
    Richard A Watts
    Department of Rheumatology, Ipswich Hospital, NHS Trust, Ipswich, UK
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 15:11-6. 2003
    ..Studies of infectious triggers continue to be disappointingly negative. Immunogenetic associations with cytokine polymorphisms are beginning to be reported...
  12. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of Wegener's granulomatosis, microscopic polyangiitis, and Churg-Strauss syndrome
    Richard A Watts
    Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust and School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
    Cleve Clin J Med 69:SII84-6. 2002
  13. ncbi request reprint Are environmental factors important in primary systemic vasculitis? A case-control study
    Suzanne E Lane
    Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 48:814-23. 2003
    ..To investigate the association between primary systemic vasculitis (PSV) and environmental risk factors...
  14. ncbi request reprint Hypotheses on the etiology of antineutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibody associated vasculitis: the cause is hidden, but the result is known
    Robert A F de Lind van Wijngaarden
    Department of Pathology, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, Netherlands
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:237-52. 2008
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variations in onset of Wegener's granulomatosis: increased in summer?
    Suzanne E Lane
    J Rheumatol 34:889-90; author reply 890. 2007
  16. ncbi request reprint Investigation of quality of life, mood, pain, disability, and disease status in primary systemic vasculitis
    Maria Koutantji
    University of East Anglia, Norwich, U K
    Arthritis Rheum 49:826-37. 2003
    ..To assess quality of life (QOL) and psychological adjustment in primary systemic vasculitis (PSV), and to assess their relationship to disease-related measures...