Umesh A Badrising
Country: The Netherlands
- Comparison of weakness progression in inclusion body myositis during treatment with methotrexate or placeboUmesh A Badrising
Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
Ann Neurol 51:369-72. 2002..Serum creatine kinase activity decreased significantly in the methotrexate group. We conclude that oral methotrexate did not slow down progression of muscle weakness but decreased serum creatine kinase activity...
- Synaptic dysfunction does not contribute to muscle weakness in inclusion-body myositisUmesh A Badrising
Muscle Nerve 35:266-7. 2007
- Inclusion body myositis. Clinical features and clinical course of the disease in 64 patientsUmesh A Badrising
Dept of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
J Neurol 252:1448-54. 2005..IBM has a unique distribution of muscle weakness. Ankylotic contractures are common. We feel that their joint impact on daily functioning is characteristic for the disease...
- Magnetic resonance imaging of skeletal muscles in sporadic inclusion body myositisFieke M Cox
Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Center, J3 R166, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:1153-61. 2011..To analyse whether MRI of upper and lower extremity muscles in a large patient group with sporadic IBM (sIBM) is of additional value in the diagnostic work-up of sIBM...
- A 12-year follow-up in sporadic inclusion body myositis: an end stage with major disabilitiesFieke M Cox
Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Centre, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
Brain 134:3167-75. 2011..Sporadic inclusion body myositis is a chronic progressive disorder, leading to major disabilities at the end stage of the disease due to extensive muscle weakness...
- The heart in sporadic inclusion body myositis: a study in 51 patientsFieke M Cox
Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Centre, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
J Neurol 257:447-51. 2010..The prevalence of cardiac abnormalities in sIBM does not seem to be higher than would be expected in these elderly patients. Elevated CK-MB and cTnT levels are common, in contrast to cTnI, but do not reflect cardiac pathology...
- Decremental response of the nasalis and hypothenar muscles in myasthenia gravisErik H Niks
Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
Muscle Nerve 28:236-8. 2003..In patients with generalized MG, hypothenar muscles had a similar yield of abnormal RNS tests...