About the book
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is one of the most common chronic, inflammatory immune mediated multisystem diseases in rheumatology. RA is a complex hetero¬geneous multifaceted disease with variable clinical presentation and comorbidities. The disease burden originates primarily from ongoing joint inflammation in the absence of tight control leading to progressive joint damage and disability.
The latest decades have witnessed a revolutionary era that aimed to provide a better understanding of the disease, the underlying immune-pathogenic mechanisms and therapeutic targets for stringent control. The book “Rheumatoid Arthritis” aims to addresses rheumatoid arthritis related topics, from basic to advanced including updates on the underlying immunopathogenic mechanisms, update on diagnostic advances, measures of assessment for disease activity, latest recommendations for therapy and future targets to achieve tight disease control and minimize or abort disease related comorbidities seeking latest evidences.