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Sjogren's disease guidelines

Hiroki Takahashi, Motohisa Yamamoto, Yasuhisa Shinomura
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 10, 2014: Nihon Naika Gakkai Zasshi. the Journal of the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
Hiroto Tsuboi, Hiromitsu Asashima, Hiroyuki Takahashi, Tomoy Hirota, Takayuki Sumida
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 10, 2014: Nihon Naika Gakkai Zasshi. the Journal of the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
Mohammad A Javaid, Ahad S Ahmed, Robert Durand, Simon D Tran
Early disease detection is not only vital to reduce disease severity and prevent complications, but also critical to increase success rate of therapy. Saliva has been studied extensively as a potential diagnostic tool over the last decade due to its ease and non-invasive accessibility along with its abundance of biomarkers, such as genetic material and proteins. This review will update the clinician on recent advances in salivary biomarkers to diagnose autoimmune diseases (Sjogren's syndrome, cystic fibrosis), cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, HIV, oral cancer, caries and periodontal diseases...
January 2016: Journal of Oral Biology and Craniofacial Research
H Werner, M Hakeberg, L Dahlström, M Eriksson, P Sjögren, A Strandell, T Svanberg, L Svensson, U Wide Boman
The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to study the effectiveness of psychological interventions in adults and adolescents with poor oral health. The review follows the PRISMA guidelines for systematic reviews. The PICO format (population, intervention, comparison, and outcome) was used to define eligible studies. The populations were adults or adolescents (≥13 y of age and independent of others) with poor oral health (defined as dental caries, periodontal disease, and/or peri-implantitis)...
May 2016: Journal of Dental Research
Domenick T Zero, Michael T Brennan, Troy E Daniels, Athena Papas, Carol Stewart, Andres Pinto, Ibtisam Al-Hashimi, Mahvash Navazesh, Nelson Rhodus, James Sciubba, Mabi Singh, Ava J Wu, Julie Frantsve-Hawley, Sharon Tracy, Philip C Fox, Theresa Lawrence Ford, Stephen Cohen, Frederick B Vivino, Katherine M Hammitt
BACKGROUND: Salivary dysfunction in Sjögren disease can lead to serious and costly oral health complications. Clinical practice guidelines for caries prevention in Sjögren disease were developed to improve quality and consistency of care. METHODS: A national panel of experts devised clinical questions in a Population, Intervention, Comparison, Outcomes format and included use of fluoride, salivary stimulants, antimicrobial agents, and nonfluoride remineralizing agents...
April 2016: Journal of the American Dental Association
P A Reichart, A M Schmidt-Westhausen, P Khongkhunthian, F P Strietzel
To reveal dental implants survival rates in patients with oral mucosal diseases: oral lichen planus (OLP), Sjögren's syndrome (SjS), epidermolysis bullosa (EB) and systemic sclerosis (SSc). A systematic literature search using PubMed/Medline and Embase databases, utilising MeSH and search term combinations identified publications on clinical use implant-prosthetic rehabilitation in patients with OLP, SjS, EB, SSc reporting on study design, number, gender and age of patients, follow-up period exceeding 12 months, implant survival rate, published in English between 1980 and May 2015...
May 2016: Journal of Oral Rehabilitation
Manuel Ramos-Casals, Pilar Brito-Zerón, Raphaèle Seror, Hendrika Bootsma, Simon J Bowman, Thomas Dörner, Jacques-Eric Gottenberg, Xavier Mariette, Elke Theander, Stefano Bombardieri, Salvatore De Vita, Thomas Mandl, Wan-Fai Ng, Aike Kruize, Athanasios Tzioufas, Claudio Vitali
OBJECTIVE: To reach a European consensus on the definition and characterization of the main organ-specific extraglandular manifestations in primary SS. METHODS: The EULAR-SS Task Force Group steering committee agreed to approach SS-related systemic involvement according to the EULAR SS Disease Activity Index (ESSDAI) classification and proposed the preparation of four separate manuscripts: articular, cutaneous, pulmonary and renal ESSDAI involvement; muscular, peripheral nervous system, CNS and haematological ESSDAI involvement; organs not included in the ESSDAI classification; and lymphoproliferative disease...
December 2015: Rheumatology
Gary N Foulks, S Lance Forstot, Peter C Donshik, Joseph Z Forstot, Michael H Goldstein, Michael A Lemp, J Daniel Nelson, Kelly K Nichols, Stephen C Pflugfelder, Jason M Tanzer, Penny Asbell, Katherine Hammitt, Deborah S Jacobs
PURPOSE: To provide a consensus clinical guideline for management of dry eye disease associated with Sjögren disease by evaluating published treatments and recommending management options. DESIGN: Consensus panel evaluation of reported treatments for dry eye disease. METHODS: Using the 2007 Report of the International Workshop on Dry Eye (DEWS) as a starting point, a panel of eye care providers and consultants evaluated peer-reviewed publications and developed recommendations for evaluation and management of dry eye disease associated with Sjögren disease...
April 2015: Ocular Surface
Omar N Nadhem, Ghassan Azeez, Roger D Smalligan, Steven Urban
Celiac disease, or gluten-sensitive enteropathy, is defined as a state of heightened immunologic responsiveness to ingested gluten (from wheat, barley, or rye) in genetically susceptible individuals. Ingestion of the offending proteins leads to inflammation and intestinal mucosal damage, which may result in a spectrum of gastrointestinal symptoms, nutritional abnormalities, and systemic complications ranging from anemia and osteoporosis to secondary autoimmunity and malignancy. The genetic influence in the pathogenesis of celiac disease is indicated by its familial occurrence...
April 2015: Postgraduate Medicine
Yukiko Kubota-Sjogren, Kate Harding, Peter Irving, Catherine Nelson-Piercy
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2014: British Journal of General Practice: the Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
F Carubbi, A Alunno, P Cipriani, E Bartoloni, F Ciccia, G Triolo, R Gerli, R Giacomelli
Primary Sjögren's syndrome (pSS) is an autoimmune disorder affecting exocrine glands and characterized in most cases by a rather mild clinical picture. However, a subgroup of pSS patients experience systemic extraglandular involvement leading to a worsening of disease prognosis. Current therapeutic options for the treatment of pSS are mainly empirical, often translated by other autoimmune diseases, and recent systematic reviews have highlighted the lack of evidence-based recommendations for most of the drugs commonly employed in the spectrum of extraglandular involvement...
November 2014: Lupus
Mia Levite
Glutamate is the major excitatory neurotransmitter of the Central Nervous System (CNS), and it is crucially needed for numerous key neuronal functions. Yet, excess glutamate causes massive neuronal death and brain damage by excitotoxicity--detrimental over activation of glutamate receptors. Glutamate-mediated excitotoxicity is the main pathological process taking place in many types of acute and chronic CNS diseases and injuries. In recent years, it became clear that not only excess glutamate can cause massive brain damage, but that several types of anti-glutamate receptor antibodies, that are present in the serum and CSF of subpopulations of patients with a kaleidoscope of human neurological diseases, can undoubtedly do so too, by inducing several very potent pathological effects in the CNS...
August 2014: Journal of Neural Transmission
Benay Johnson
Neonatal lupus (NL) is defined by the presentation of the fetus and the newborn who possess autoantibodies received from the mother. It is the dysfunction of the maternal immune system that leads to the production of autoantibodies to anti-Sjögren syndrome-A, anti-Sjögren syndrome-B, and anti-ribonuclear protein antigens. These antibodies are shared through the placenta and produce bodily changes in the fetal skin and heart, as well as potential changes in other body systems. Congenital complete heart block is the most dangerous manifestation of NL that can occur in utero or after birth...
July 2014: Journal of Pediatric Health Care
X Huang, P Sjögren, J Ärnlöv, T Cederholm, L Lind, P Stenvinkel, B Lindholm, U Risérus, J J Carrero
OBJECTIVES: The causes of the multiple metabolic disorders of individuals with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are not fully known. We investigated the relationships between dietary fat quality, the metabolic syndrome (MetS), insulin sensitivity and inflammation in individuals with CKD. SUBJECTS: Two population-based surveys were conducted in elderly Swedish individuals (aged 70 years) with serum cystatin C-estimated glomerular filtration rate <60 mL min(-1) /1...
January 2014: Journal of Internal Medicine
Takayuki Sumida
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 10, 2013: Nihon Naika Gakkai Zasshi. the Journal of the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
Ganary Dabiri, Vincent Falanga
Connective tissue disorders (CTD), which are often also termed collagen vascular diseases, include a number of related inflammatory conditions. Some of these diseases include rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, systemic sclerosis (scleroderma), localized scleroderma (morphea variants localized to the skin), Sjogren's syndrome, dermatomyositis, polymyositis, and mixed connective tissue disease. In addition to the systemic manifestations of these diseases, there are a number of cutaneous features that make these conditions recognizable on physical exam...
November 2013: Journal of Tissue Viability
Augusto Caraceni, Geoffrey Hanks, Stein Kaasa, Michael I Bennett, Cinzia Brunelli, Nathan Cherny, Ola Dale, Franco De Conno, Marie Fallon, Magdi Hanna, Dagny Faksvåg Haugen, Gitte Juhl, Samuel King, Pål Klepstad, Eivor A Laugsand, Marco Maltoni, Sebastiano Mercadante, Maria Nabal, Alessandra Pigni, Lukas Radbruch, Colette Reid, Per Sjogren, Patrick C Stone, Davide Tassinari, Giovambattista Zeppetella
Here we provide the updated version of the guidelines of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) on the use of opioids for the treatment of cancer pain. The update was undertaken by the European Palliative Care Research Collaborative. Previous EAPC guidelines were reviewed and compared with other currently available guidelines, and consensus recommendations were created by formal international expert panel. The content of the guidelines was defined according to several topics, each of which was assigned to collaborators who developed systematic literature reviews with a common methodology...
February 2012: Lancet Oncology
Susan Furness, Helen V Worthington, Gemma Bryan, Sarah Birchenough, Roddy McMillan
BACKGROUND: Xerostomia (the feeling of dry mouth) is a common symptom especially in older adults. Causes of dry mouth include medications, autoimmune disease (Sjögren's Syndrome), radiotherapy or chemotherapy for cancer, hormone disorders and infections. OBJECTIVES: To determine which topical treatments for dry mouth are effective in reducing this symptom. SEARCH METHODS: We searched the following electronic databases: the Cochrane Oral Health Group Trials Register (28 October 2011), The Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) (The Cochrane Library, Issue 4 2011), MEDLINE via OVID (1950 to 28 October 2011), EMBASE via OVID (1980 to 28 October 2011), CINAHL via EBSCO (1980 to 28 October 2011), AMED via OVID (1985 to 28 October 2011), CANCERLIT via PubMed (1950 to 28 October 2011)...
2011: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Fabiola Atzeni, Marco Cazzola, Maurizio Benucci, Manuela Di Franco, Fausto Salaffi, Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini
Fibromyalgia (FM) is a rheumatic disease characterised by musculoskeletal pain, chronic diffuse tension and/or stiffness in joints and muscles, fatigue, sleep and emotional disturbances and pressure pain sensitivity in at least 11 of 18 tender points. There are currently no instrumental tests or specific diagnostic markers, and the characteristic symptoms of the disease overlap those of many other conditions classified in a different manner. FM is often associated with other diseases that act as confounding and aggravating factors, including primary Sjögren's syndrome (pSS), systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
April 2011: Best Practice & Research. Clinical Rheumatology
James Fricton, D Brad Rindal, William Rush, Thomas Flottemesch, Gabriela Vazquez, Merry Jo Thoele, Emily Durand, Chris Enstad, Nelson Rhodus
BACKGROUND: The emergence of health information technology provides an opportunity for health care providers to improve the quality and safety of dental care, particularly for patients with medically complex conditions. METHODS: The authors randomized each of 15 dental clinics (HealthPartners, Bloomington, Minn.) to one of three groups to evaluate the impact of two clinical decision support (CDS) approaches during an 18-month study period. In the first approach--provider activation through electronic dental records (EDRs)--a flashing alert was generated at the dental visit to identify patients with medically complex conditions and to direct the dental care provider to Web-based personalized care guidelines...
October 2011: Journal of the American Dental Association
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