Affiliation: University of Utah
- Anti-MAM antibodies in rheumatic disease: evidence for a MAM-like superantigen in rheumatoid arthritis?A Sawitzke
Department of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84132, USA
J Rheumatol 27:358-64. 2000..We investigated whether sera from patients with rheumatic diseases contained elevated antibodies to Mycoplasma arthritidis mitogen (MAM) or staphylococcal enterotoxins A and B (SEA and SEB)...
- The effect of glucosamine and/or chondroitin sulfate on the progression of knee osteoarthritis: a report from the glucosamine/chondroitin arthritis intervention trialAllen D Sawitzke
University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
Arthritis Rheum 58:3183-91. 2008..This study was undertaken to evaluate the effect of glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate (CS), alone or in combination, as well as celecoxib and placebo on progressive loss of joint space width (JSW) in patients with knee OA...
- Clinical efficacy and safety of glucosamine, chondroitin sulphate, their combination, celecoxib or placebo taken to treat osteoarthritis of the knee: 2-year results from GAITAllen D Sawitzke
University of Utah School of Medicine, 30E 1900 S SOM 4B200, Salt Lake City UT 84132, USA
Ann Rheum Dis 69:1459-64. 2010..Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a major cause of pain and functional limitation in older adults, yet longer-term studies of medical treatment of OA are limited...