The UvA-LINKER will give you a range of other options to find the full text of a publication (including a direct link to the full-text if it is located on another database on the internet).
De UvA-LINKER biedt mogelijkheden om een publicatie elders te vinden (inclusief een directe link naar de publicatie online als deze beschikbaar is in een database op het internet).
faculteit: "ACTA" en publicatiejaar: "2008"
| Auteurs||M. Twilt, A.J.M. Schulten, F. Verschure, L. Wisse, B. Prahl-Andersen, L.W.A. van Suijlekom-Smit|
|Titel||Long-term followup of temporomandibular joint involvement in juvenile idiopathic arthritis|
|Tijdschrift||Arthritis and Rheumatism|
|Samenvatting||Objective. Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) involvement is a frequent feature in cross-sectional prevalence studies among patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). In this followup study, patients were reviewed after 5 years to study the course of TMJ involvement in relation to disease characteristics.|
Methods. Children with JIA from a previous study on TMJ involvement were included. A rheumatologic evaluation including the 6 parameters of the JIA core set and an orthodontic evaluation including an orthopantomogram (OPT) were performed. OPTs were scored according to Rohlin's grading system (grades 0-5).
Results. The overall prevalence of patients with condylar alterations decreased from 49% to 40%. Improvement of the alterations was seen in 69% of the initially affected condyles, and consequently improvement was seen in 83% of the initially affected patients. Normalization of the alterations was seen in 67% of the improved condyles, and consequently in 44% of the patients. This proves that the condyle has a regenerative capacity. Improvement was related to low disease activity and a less extensive therapeutic regimen.
Conclusion. In patients with JIA, condylar alterations can improve and even regenerate. Condylar improvement is associated with a low disease activity.
Gebruik dit adres om naar deze pagina te linken: http://dare.uva.nl/record/289415
Vraag/opmerking over dit recordMail aan een collega
Toevoegen aan bewaarset