SONAR

​Additional data on inflammatory joint changes is collected by ultrasonography in SCQM. Whether this might contribute to the optimal management of the disease remains unclear.

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Published studies (selection)

Can Ultrasound Be Used to Predict Loss of Remission in Patients with RA in a Real-life Setting? A Multicenter Cohort Study. Zufferey P, Scherer A, Nissen MJ, Ciurea A, Tamborrini G, Brulhart L, Blumhardt S, Toniolo M, Möller B, Ziswiler HR; SONAR Group and the SCQM Foundation. J Rheumatol. 45:887-894, 2018.

Persistence of ultrasound synovitis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis fulfilling the DAS28 and/or the new ACR/EULAR RA remission definitions: results of an observational cohort study. Zufferey P, Möller B, Brulhart L, Tamborrini G, Scherer A, Finckh A, Ziswiler HR. Joint Bone Spine. 81:426-32, 2014.