The Animated Atlas of Rheumatoid Arthritis is a comprehensive collection of 61 animated videos and around 120 images pertaining to various aspects of disease development, progression and treatment. This Animated Atlas is an excellent reference and an invaluable resource for effective presentations and lectures.


Table of contents:

Symptoms & Contributory Factors

Rheumatoid arthritis.... Synovial membrane.... Joints involved in RA.... Autoimmunity and RA.... Stages of RA.... Neurogenic Inflammation.... Rheumatoid nodules.... Genes associated with RA.... Rheumatoid factor.... Joint and cartilage in RA.... Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.... Synovial fluid in RA.... Synovial lining.... Anemia in RA.... Bone erosion in RA.... Autoantigens in RA.... Rheumatoid arthritis pathogenesis pathway.... Inflammation in RA.... Angiogenesis....

Immunopathology

Role of TNF alpha.... Interleukin-1.... Rheumatoid arthritis synovial fibroblasts (RASFs).... Role of T-cells.... Role of B-cells.... Macrophages.... Leukocyte homing to synovium.... Platelets in the disease process of RA.... Fas and RA.... Role of interleukin-18 (IL-18) in inflammatory diseases.... Role of chondrocytes in rheumatoid arthritis.... Role of dendritic cells in RA.... Role of IL-6.... Cytokines in RA.... Chemokines in RA.... Neutrophil migration and action.... Interleukin-15.... Interleukin-17.... Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs).... Prostaglandin E2.... Apoptosis in RA....

Therapeutic & Surgical Interventions

Monoclonal antibody to CD20 antigen.... T cell costimulatory blockade.... Anti-human IL-6 receptor antibody.... Targeting oncostatin M.... Targeting the epigenetic modifications of synovial cells.... Gene therapy.... Anti-Fas monoclonal antibodies.... Recombinant human interleukin-1 (IL-1) receptor antagonist therapy.... Cox-2 inhibitors.... Glucocorticoids.... Disease-Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs (DMARDs).... Cytokine blockade.... Arthroplasty (Joint replacement surgery).... Synovectomy.... Tendon repair/realignment.... Arthrodesis (fusion).... TNF alpha inhibitors.... Hip replacement.... Arthroscopic synovectomy.... Total knee replacement.... Arthrocentesis....


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Animated Atlas of Rheumatoid Arthritis


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