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The last 8th editon of our Twitter Journal Club took place on

9th of October 2019 at 8:30pm GMT / 9:30pm CET!

The EULAR School of Rheumatology Faculty selected the paper authoring Alivernini S et al, published in Arthritis Research & Therapy           

    Differential synovial tissue biomarkers among psoriatic arthritis and rheumatoid factor/anti-citrulline antibody-negative rheumatoid arthritis

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We congratulate Elise van Mulligen from Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, Netherlands for winning the paper of the month poll.

Polona Zigon and Mikhail Protopopov interviewed Elise on their study published in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases entitled "

Gradual tapering TNF inhibitors versus conventional synthetic DMARDs after achieving controlled disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: first-year results of the randomised controlled TARA study".

Watch the video interview on our EMEUNET TUBE channel.


For the 7th edition of Twitter Journal Club

which took place on 22nd of MAY

The EULAR School of Rheumatology Faculty selected the paper

Sparks et al: “Subsequent Cardiovascular Events Among Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, or Psoriasis: Patterns of Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drug Treatment”

Find here the accompanying Press Review Journal Club Newsletter incorporating a recent review on current Rheumatology literature as well as information about the paper selected for the JC and the EMEUNET paper of the month.




The winner of the POM was Pauline AC Bakker and Sofia Ramiro from Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

Polona Zigon interviewed Sofia Ramiro on their study published in the Arthritis and Rheumatology entitled " Is it Useful to Repeat Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Sacroiliac Joints After Three Months or One Year in the Diagnosis of Patients With Chronic Back Pain and Suspected Axial Spondyloarthritis "

Read the paper here: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/art.40718

and watch the video on our EMEUNET TUBE channel.




Your EULAR - EMEUNET Journal Club Team