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Patient reported outcomes and safety in patients undergoing synovial biopsy: comparison of ultrasound-guided needle biopsy, ultrasound-guided portal-forceps and arthroscopic-guided synovial biopsy techniques in five centers across Europe

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Background We present a European multicenter study, comparing safety data and patient reported outcomes (PRO) from patients undergoing synovial biopsy using either ultrasound guided needle biopsy (US-NB), ultrasound guided portal and forceps (US-P&F;) or arthroscopic guided (AG) procedures. Objectives To describe safety and PRO data on joint indices of pain, stiffness and swelling before and after biopsy, procedural discomfort, joint status compared to... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/rmdopen-2018-000799

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NIHR's Birmingham Biomedical Research Centre programme More from this funder
NIHR/Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust More from this funder
Arthritis Research UK More from this funder
Medical Research Council More from this funder
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
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RMD Open Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
2
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Article: e000799
Publication date:
2018-10-26
Acceptance date:
2018-09-22
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EISSN:
2056-5933
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pubs:922077
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uri:351585a8-56dc-441e-a450-cdebb2402a1c
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uuid:351585a8-56dc-441e-a450-cdebb2402a1c
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pubs:922077

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