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Rheumatoid Arthritis


Edited by Andrew Lemmey

Bangor University, United Kingdom

The purpose of this book is to provide up-to-date, interesting, and thought-provoking perspectives on various aspects of research into current and potential treatments for rheumatoid arthritis (RA). This book features 17 chapters, with contributions from numerous countries (e.g. UK, USA, Canada, Japan, Sweden, Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovakia), including chapters from internationally recognized leaders in rheumatology research. It is anticipated that Rheumatoid Arthritis - Treatment will provide both a useful reference and source of potential areas of investigation for research scientists working in the field of RA and other inflammatory arthropathies.

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Rheumatoid ArthritisTreatmentEdited by Andrew Lemmey

Published: January 18th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2303

ISBN: 978-953-307-850-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6720-4

Copyright year: 2012

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49887 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

14 Web of Science Citations

29 Dimensions Citations


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1. The Clinical Role of Glucocorticoids in the Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis

By Hussein Al-Mossawi and John R. Kirwan


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2. Novel Formulation Approaches for Dermal and Transdermal Delivery of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

By Alper Okyar, Yıldız Özsoy and Sevgi Güngör


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3. The Role of Tocilizumab in the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis

By Yasuhiko Hirabayashi


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4. Mycobacterial Infections Associated with TNF-α Inhibitors

By Sarah K. Brode and Theodore K. Marras


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5. Expression of Tumor Necrosis Factor-Alpha (TNF-α TNF-α Converting Enzyme and Matrix Metalloproteinase-3 in SAPHO Syndrome Synovium - A Rare Case Accompanied by Acrodermatitis Continua of Hallopeau: A Case Report and Review of Anti-TNF-α Therapy

By Koichiro Komiya, Nobuki Terada, Yoshikazu Mizoguchi and Harumoto Yamada


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6. The Development of Targeted Drug Delivery Systems for Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

By Rebecca A. Bader


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7. Proteasome Targeted Therapies in Rheumatoid Arthritis

By Aisha Siddiqah Ahmed


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8. Enkorten – A Potential Drug for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis

By Nedžad Mulabegović, Jasna Kusturica, Maida Todić-Rakanović, Mirjana Mijanović, Fahir Bečić, Asija Začiragić, Selma Škrbo, Lejla Burnazović-Ristić, Aida Kulo and Svjetlana Loga-Zec


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9. Role of Adrenomedullin in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis

By Etsuo Chosa, Hiroaki Hamada and Toshiyuki Ohkura


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10. Targeting the Metabolism and Receptors of Sphingosine-1- Phosphate for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis

By Sylvain G. Bourgoin, Chenqi Zhao and Maria J. Fernandes


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11. Targeting DAMP Activation of Toll-Like Receptors: Novel Pathways to Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis?

By Theresa H. Page and Kim S. Midwood


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12. Modern Pharmacological Approaches to Therapies: Substances Tested in Animal Models of Rheumatoid Arthritis

By Katarina Bauerova, Silvester Poništ, Radomir Nosaľ, Maria Stančikova and Jozef Rovensky


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13. Resveratrol: A Candidate Drug for Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis

By Tomoyuki Nishizaki and Takeshi Kanno


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14. Resistance Training for Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Effects on Disability, Rheumatoid Cachexia, and Osteoporosis; and Recommendations for Prescription

By Andrew B. Lemmey


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15. Molecular Effects of Exercise in Rheumatoid Arthritis

By Daniel J. Leong and Hui B. Sun


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16. Perceptions Relating to Exercise in Rheumatoid Arthritis

By Rebecca-Jane Law, David Markland, Peter Maddison and Jeanette M. Thom


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17. Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis

By Chenchen Wang


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