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The Journal of Scleroderma and Related Disorders, the official independent journal of the World Scleroderma Foundation and EUSTAR, is an international, multi-disciplinary, peer-reviewed publication targeted to scientists and clinicians interested in systemic sclerosis, scleroderma, and other related autoimmune and fibrotic diseases.The journal publishes high quality, original research articles on the epidemiology, natural history, pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment and outcome of these diseases as well as reviews and thought-provoking editorials and commentaries, with the aim of becoming the leading worldwide reference journal in the field of scleroderma and related diseases.

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Recent JSRD publications

1509, 2017

Ulnar artery vasculopathy: a common but nonspecific feature of systemic sclerosis

settembre 15th, 2017|Commenti disabilitati su Ulnar artery vasculopathy: a common but nonspecific feature of systemic sclerosis

Abstract IntroductionSystemic sclerosis (SSc) is characterized by microvascular abnormalities and fibrosis. Several studies have reported that large vessel disease is also common in SSc. The aim of this case series was to investigate whether ulnar [...]

1509, 2017

Use of intravenous epoprostenol as a treatment for the digital vasculopathy associated with the scleroderma spectrum of diseases

settembre 15th, 2017|Commenti disabilitati su Use of intravenous epoprostenol as a treatment for the digital vasculopathy associated with the scleroderma spectrum of diseases

Abstract IntroductionIntravenous prostanoid therapy is recommended for severe systemic sclerosis-related digital vasculopathy. The evidence supporting this recommendation is limited. The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of treating scleroderma spectrum [...]

1509, 2017

A randomized, single-blinded cross-over trial of ischemic preconditioning in Raynaud’s phenomenon

settembre 15th, 2017|Commenti disabilitati su A randomized, single-blinded cross-over trial of ischemic preconditioning in Raynaud’s phenomenon

A randomized, single-blinded cross-over trial of ischemic preconditioning in Raynaud’s phenomenon Abstract IntroductionIschemic preconditioning (IPC) is protective against future ischemia, with brief cycles of ischemia and reperfusion leading to the release of circulating endogenous compounds [...]

1509, 2017

Certainties and uncertainties concerning the contribution of pericytes to the pathogenesis of systemic sclerosis

settembre 15th, 2017|Commenti disabilitati su Certainties and uncertainties concerning the contribution of pericytes to the pathogenesis of systemic sclerosis

Certainties and uncertainties concerning the contribution of pericytes to the pathogenesis of systemic sclerosis Abstract The role of pericytes in systemic sclerosis (SSc) is unclear because of the difficulty in phenotyping them. They are mainly [...]

1108, 2017

Paul Klee’s illness – a series of historical and clinical vignettes

agosto 11th, 2017|Commenti disabilitati su Paul Klee’s illness – a series of historical and clinical vignettes

Paul Klee’s illness – a series of historical and clinical vignettes Post author correction Article Type: BRIEF REPORT Article Subject: Psychology and Social Phenomena DOI:10.5301/jsrd.5000248 Authors Richard M. Silver Abstract Paul Klee (1879-1940) is undoubtedly [...]

308, 2017

Differential expression of hepatocyte growth factor in patients with systemic sclerosis-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension

agosto 3rd, 2017|Commenti disabilitati su Differential expression of hepatocyte growth factor in patients with systemic sclerosis-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension

Differential expression of hepatocyte growth factor in patients with systemic sclerosis-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension Post author correction Article Type: BRIEF REPORT Article Subject: Epidemiology and Diagnostic Methods DOI:10.5301/jsrd.5000245 Authors Yon K. Sung, Roham T. Zamanian, [...]

108, 2017

Prevalence and incidence of pulmonary arterial hypertension: 10-year follow-up of an unselected systemic sclerosis cohort

agosto 1st, 2017|Commenti disabilitati su Prevalence and incidence of pulmonary arterial hypertension: 10-year follow-up of an unselected systemic sclerosis cohort

Prevalence and incidence of pulmonary arterial hypertension: 10-year follow-up of an unselected systemic sclerosis cohort Post author correction Article Type: ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Article Subject: Epidemiology and Diagnostic Methods DOI:10.5301/jsrd.5000246 Authors Els Vandecasteele, Karin Melsens, [...]

3006, 2017

Validity of the PROMIS-29 in a large Australian cohort of patients with systemic sclerosis

giugno 30th, 2017|Commenti disabilitati su Validity of the PROMIS-29 in a large Australian cohort of patients with systemic sclerosis

Validity of the PROMIS-29 in a large Australian cohort of patients with systemic sclerosis Post author correction Article Type: ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Article Subject: Epidemiology and Diagnostic Methods DOI:10.5301/jsrd.5000243  Link Validity of the PROMIS-29 in [...]

2006, 2017

Functional autoantibodies directed against cell surface receptors in systemic sclerosis

giugno 20th, 2017|Commenti disabilitati su Functional autoantibodies directed against cell surface receptors in systemic sclerosis

Functional autoantibodies directed against cell surface receptors in systemic sclerosis Post author correction Article Type: REVIEW Article Subject: Clinical Conditions and Organ Involvement DOI:10.5301/jsrd.5000241 Link: Functional autoantibodies directed against cell surface receptors in systemic sclerosis [...]

1506, 2017

Volume 2 Issue 1 of the Journal of Scleroderma and Related Disorders

giugno 15th, 2017|Commenti disabilitati su Volume 2 Issue 1 of the Journal of Scleroderma and Related Disorders

The Journal of Scleroderma and Related Disorders (JSRD), the official journal of the World Scleroderma Foundation and EUSTAR, is an international, multi-disciplinary, peer-reviewed publication targeted to scientists and clinicians interested in systemic sclerosis, scleroderma, and [...]

806, 2017

The critical need for accurately defining digital ulcers in scleroderma

giugno 8th, 2017|Commenti disabilitati su The critical need for accurately defining digital ulcers in scleroderma

The critical need for accurately defining digital ulcers in scleroderma J scleroderma relat disord 2017; 2(2): 69 - 71 Article Type: EDITORIAL DOI:10.5301/jsrd.5000238 Authors Wendy Li, Tracy M. Frech Abstract Digital ulcers are one of [...]