EUSTAR PUBLICATIONS 2018-05-15T13:23:08+00:00
  • Adler S, Huscher D, Siegert E, Allanore Y, Czirják L, DelGaldo F, Denton CP, Distler O, Frerix M, Matucci-Cerinic M, Mueller Ladner U, Tarner IH, Valentini G, Walker UA, Villiger PM,Riemekasten G; EUSTAR co-workers on behalf of the DeSScipher project research groupwithin the EUSTAR network. Systemic sclerosis associated interstitial lung disease -individualized immunosuppressive therapy and course of lung function: results of the EUSTAR group. Arthritis Res Ther. 2018 Jan 30;20(1):17.

  • Elhai M, Meune C, Boubaya M, Avouac J, Hachulla E, Balbir-Gurman A, Riemekasten G, Airò P, Joven B, Vettori S, Cozzi F, Ullman S, Czirják L, Tikly M, Müller-Ladner U, Caramaschi P, Distler O, Iannone F, Ananieva LP, Hesselstrand R, Becvar R, Gabrielli A, Damjanov N, Salvador MJ, Riccieri V, Mihai C, Szücs G, Walker UA, Hunzelmann N, Martinovic D, Smith V, Müller CS, Montecucco CM, Opris D, Ingegnoli F, Vlachoyiannopoulos PG, Stamenkovic B, Rosato E, Heitmann S, Distler JHW, Zenone T, Seidel M, Vacca A, Langhe E, Novak S, Cutolo M, Mouthon L, Henes J, Chizzolini C, Mühlen CAV, Solanki K, Rednic S, Stamp L, Anic B, Santamaria VO, Santis M, Yavuz S, Sifuentes-Giraldo WA, Chatelus E, Stork J, Laar JV, Loyo E, García de la Peña Lefebvre P, Eyerich K, Cosentino V, Alegre-Sancho JJ, Kowal-Bielecka O, Rey G, Matucci-Cerinic M, Allanore Y; EUSTAR group. Mapping and predicting mortality from systemic sclerosis. Ann Rheum Dis. 2017 Nov;76(11):1897-1905.

  • Carreira PE, Carmona L, Joven BE, Loza E, Andreu JL, Riemekasten G, Vettori S, Allanore Y, Balbir-Gurman A, Airò P, Walker UA, Damjanov N, Ananieva LP, Rednic S, Czirják L, Distler O, Farge D, Hesselstrand R, Corrado A, Caramaschi P, Tikly M, Matucci-Cerinic M; and EUSTAR co-authors.Clinical determinants of elevated systolic pulmonary artery pressure measured by transthoracic Doppler echocardiography in early systemic sclerosis. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2017 Sep-Oct;35 Suppl 106(4):114-121

  • Jaeger VK, Distler O, Maurer B, Czirják L, Lóránd V, Valentini G, Vettori S, Del Galdo F, Abignano G, Denton C, Nihtyanova S, Allanore Y, Avouac J, Riemekasten G, Siegert E, Huscher D, Matucci-Cerinic M, Guiducci S, Frerix M, Tarner IH, Garay Toth B, Fankhauser B, Umbricht J, Zakharova A, Mihai C, Cozzi F, Yavuz S, Hunzelmann N, Rednic S, Vacca A, Schmeiser T, Riccieri V, García de la Peña Lefebvre P, Gabrielli A, Krummel-Lorenz B, Martinovic D, Ancuta C, Smith V, Müller-Ladner U, Walker UA. Functional disability and its predictors in systemic sclerosis: a study from the DeSScipher project within the EUSTAR group. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2017 May 11. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/kex182. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Lazzaroni MG, Cavazzana I, Colombo E, Dobrota R, Hernandez J, Hesselstrand R, Varju C, Nagy G, Smith V, Caramaschi P, Riccieri V, Hachulla E, Balbir-Gurman A, Chatelus E, Romanowska-Próchnicka K, Araújo AC, Distler O, Allanore Y, Airò P; EUSTAR co-authors. Malignancies in Patients with Anti-RNA Polymerase III Antibodies and Systemic Sclerosis: Analysis of the EULAR Scleroderma Trials and Research Cohort and Possible Recommendations for Screening. J Rheumatol. 2017 May;44(5):639-647.

  • Kowal-Bielecka O, Fransen J, Avouac J, Becker M, Kulak A, Allanore Y, Distler O, Clements P, Cutolo M, Czirjak L, Damjanov N, Del Galdo F, Denton CP, Distler JHW, Foeldvari I, Figelstone K, Frerix M, Furst DE, Guiducci S, Hunzelmann N, Khanna D, Matucci-Cerinic M, Herrick AL, van den Hoogen F, van Laar JM, Riemekasten G, Silver R, Smith V, Sulli A, Tarner I, Tyndall A, Welling J, Wigley F, Valentini G, Walker UA, Zulian F, Müller-Ladner U; EUSTAR CoauthorsUpdate of EULAR recommendations for the treatment of systemic sclerosis.. Ann Rheum Dis. 2017 Aug;76(8):1327-1339.

  • Jaeger VK, Wirz EG, Allanore Y, Rossbach P, Riemekasten G, Hachulla E, Distler O, Airò P, Carreira PE, Balbir Gurman A, Tikly M, Vettori S, Damjanov N, Müller-Ladner U, Distler JH, Li M, Walker UA; EUSTAR co-authors. Incidences and Risk Factors of Organ Manifestations in the Early Course of Systemic Sclerosis: A Longitudinal EUSTAR Study. PLoS One. 2016 Oct 5;11(10):e0163894

  • Valentini G, Iudici M, Walker UA, Jaeger VK, Baron M, Carreira P, Czirják L, Denton CP, Distler O, Hachulla E, Herrick AL, Kowal-Bielecka O, Pope J, Müller-Ladner U, Riemekasten G, Avouac J, Frerix M, Jordan S, Minier T, Siegert E, Ong VH, Vettori S, Allanore Y. The European Scleroderma Trials and Research group (EUSTAR) task force for the development of revised activity criteria for systemic sclerosis: derivation and validation of a preliminarily revised EUSTAR activity index. Ann Rheum Dis. 2017 Jan;76(1):270-276

  • Dobrota R, Maurer B, Graf N, Jordan S, Mihai C, Kowal-Bielecka O, Allanore Y, Distler O; EUSTAR coauthors. Prediction of improvement in skin fibrosis in diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis: a EUSTAR analysis. Ann Rheum Dis. 2016 Oct;75(10):1743-8.

  • Sandmeier B, Jäger VK, Nagy G, Carreira PE, Tzankov A, Widuchowska M, Antic M, Distler O, Reichert H, Distler JH, Walker UA, Hügle T Autopsy versus clinical findings in patients with systemic sclerosisin a case series from patients of the EUSTARdatabase.. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2015 Jul-Aug;33(4 Suppl 91):S75-9.

  • Ingegnoli F, Boracchi P, Gualtierotti R, Smith V, Cutolo M, Foeldvari I; EUSTARco-authors A comparison between nailfold capillaroscopy patterns in adulthood in juvenile and adult-onset systemic sclerosis: A EUSTARexploratory study.. Microvasc Res. 2015 Nov;102:19-24.

  • Brand M, Hollaender R, Rosenberg D, Scott M, Hunsche E, Tyndall A, Denaro V, Carreira P, Varju C, Gabrielli B, Zingarelli S, Caramaschi P, Simic-Pasalic K, Müller-Ladner U, Vasile M, Mihai C, Rosato E, Vacca A, Zenone T, Mohamed WA, Ancuta C, Zampogna G, Rednic S, Jabaar N, Belloli L, Pozzi MR, Foti R, Walker UA; EUSTARCo-Investigators. An observational cohort study of patients with newly diagnosed digital ulcer disease secondary to systemic sclerosisregistered in the EUSTARdatabase. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2015 Jul-Aug;33(4 Suppl 91):S47-54.

  • Wirz EG, Jaeger VK, Allanore Y, Riemekasten G, Hachulla E, Distler O, Airò P, Carreira PE, Tikly M, Vettori S, Balbir Gurman A, Damjanov N, Müller-Ladner U, Distler J, Li M, Häusermann P, Walker UA; EUSTARcoauthorsIncidence and predictors of cutaneous manifestations during the early course of systemic sclerosis: a 10-year longitudinal study from the EUSTARdatabase.. Ann Rheum Dis. 2016 Jul;75(7):1285-92.

  • Mihai C, Landewé R, van der Heijde D, Walker UA, Constantin PI, Gherghe AM, Ionescu R, Rednic S, Allanore Y, Avouac J, Czirják L, Hachulla E, Riemekasten G, Cozzi F, Airò P, Cutolo M, Mueller-Ladner U, Matucci-Cerinic M; EUSTAR co-authorsDigital ulcers predict a worse disease course in patients with systemic sclerosis. Ann Rheum Dis. 2016 Apr;75(4):681-

  • Hachulla E, Clerson P, Airò P, Cuomo G, Allanore Y, Caramaschi P, Rosato E, Carreira PE, Riccieri V, Sarraco M, Denton CP, Riemekasten G, Pozzi MR, Zeni S, Mihai CM, Ullman S, Distler O, Rednic S, Smith V, Walker UA, Matucci-Cerinic M, Müller-Ladner U, Launay D; on behalf of the EUSTAR co-workers. Value of systolic pulmonary arterial pressure as a prognostic factor of death in the systemic sclerosisEUSTAR population.Rheumatology (Oxford). Rheumatology (Oxford). 2015 Jul;54(7):1262-9.

  • Elhai M, Avouac J, Walker UA, Matucci-Cerinic M, Riemekasten G, Airò P, Hachulla E, Valentini G, Carreira PE, Cozzi F, Balbir Gurman A, Braun-Moscovici Y, Damjanov N, Ananieva LP, Scorza R, Jimenez S, Busquets J, Li M, Müller-Ladner U, Kahan A, Distler O, Allanore Y; EUSTAR co-authors;EUSTAR co-authors. A gender gap in primary and secondary heart dysfunctions in systemic sclerosis: a EUSTARprospective study.Ann Rheum Dis. 2016 Jan;75(1):163-9

  • Avouac J, Walker UA, Hachulla E, Riemekasten G, Cuomo G, Carreira PE, Caramaschi P, Ananieva LP, Matucci-Cerinic M, Czirjak L, Denton C, Ladner UM, Allanore Y; the EUSTAR collaborators*; theEUSTAR collaborators. Joint and tendon involvement predict disease progression in systemic sclerosis: a EUSTAR prospective study.Ann Rheum Dis. 2016 Jan;75(1):103-9.

  • Maurer B, Graf N, Michel BA, Müller-Ladner U, Czirják L, Denton CP, Tyndall A, Metzig C, Lanius V, Khanna D, Distler O; EUSTAR co-authors. Prediction of worsening of skin fibrosis in patients with diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis using theEUSTAR database. Ann Rheum Dis. 2015 Jun;74(6):1124-31.

  • Jordan S, Distler JH, Maurer B, Huscher D, van Laar JM, Allanore Y, Distler O; EUSTAR Rituximab study group Effects and safety of rituximab in systemic sclerosis: an analysis from the European Scleroderma Trial and Research (EUSTAR) group.. Ann Rheum Dis. 2015 Jun;74(6):1188-94. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2013-204522.

  • Keck AD, Foocharoen C, Rosato E, Smith V, Allanore Y, Distler O, Stamenkovic B, Pereira Da Silva JA, Hadj Khelifa S, Denisov LN, Hachulla E, García de la Peña Lefebvre P, Sibilia J, Airò P, Caramaschi P, Müller-Ladner U, Wiland P, Walker UA. Nailfold capillary abnormalities in erectile dysfunction of systemic sclerosis: a EUSTAR group analysis. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2014 Apr;53(4):639-43. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/ket392. Epub 2013 Dec 5.

  • Ghrénassia E, Avouac J, Khanna D, Derk CT, Distler O, Suliman YA, Airo P, Carreira PE, Foti R, Granel B, Berezne A, Cabane J, Ingegnoli F, Rosato E, Caramaschi P, Hesselstrand R, Walker UA, Alegre-Sancho JJ, Zarrouk V, Agard C, Riccieri V, Schiopu E, Gladue H, Steen VD, Allanore Y.Prevalence, correlates and outcomes of gastric antral vascular ectasia in systemic sclerosis: aEUSTAR case-control study.J Rheumatol. 2014 Jan;41(1):99-105. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.130386. Epub 2013 Dec 1

  • Müller-Ladner U, Tyndall A, Czirjak L, Denton C, Matucci-Cerinic M; EUSTAR centres. Ten years EULAR Scleroderma Research and Trials (EUSTAR): what has been achieved? Ann Rheum Dis. 2014 Feb;73(2):324-7. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2013-203997. Epub 2013 Oct 11.

  • Minier T, Guiducci S, Bellando-Randone S, Bruni C, Lepri G, Czirják L, Distler O, Walker UA, Fransen J, Allanore Y, Denton C, Cutolo M, Tyndall A, Müller-Ladner U, Matucci-Cerinic M; EUSTARco-workers; EUSTAR co-workers. Preliminary analysis of the very early diagnosis of systemic sclerosis (VEDOSS) EUSTARmulticentre study: evidence for puffy fingers as a pivotal sign for suspicion of systemic sclerosis. Ann Rheum Dis. 2014 Dec;73(12):2087-93

  • Ingegnoli F, Ardoino I, Boracchi P, Cutolo M; EUSTAR co-authors. Nailfold capillaroscopy in systemic sclerosis: data from the EULAR scleroderma trials and research (EUSTAR) database. Microvasc Res. 2013 Sep;89:122-8. doi: 10.1016/j.mvr.2013.06.003. Epub 2013 Jun 17.

  • Elhai M, Meunier M, Matucci-Cerinic M, Maurer B, Riemekasten G, Leturcq T, Pellerito R, Von Mühlen CA, Vacca A, Airo P, Bartoli F, Fiori G, Bokarewa M, Riccieri V, Becker M, Avouac J, Müller-Ladner U, Distler O, Allanore Y; EUSTAR (EULAR Scleroderma Trials and Research group). Outcomes of patients with systemic sclerosis-associated polyarthritis and myopathy treated with tocilizumab or abatacept: a EUSTAR observational study. Ann Rheum Dis. 2013 Jul;72(7):1217-20. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2012-202657. Epub 2012 Dec 19

  • Schneeberger D, Tyndall A, Kay J, Søndergaard KH, Carreira PE, Morgiel E, Deuschle K, Derk CT, Widuchowska M, Walker UA. Systemic sclerosis without antinuclear antibodies or Raynaud’s phenomenon: a multicentre study in the prospective EULAR Scleroderma Trials and Research (EUSTAR) database. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2013 Mar;52(3):560-7.

  • Heijnen IA, Foocharoen C, Bannert B, Carreira PE, Caporali R, Smith V, Kumánovics G, Becker MO, Vanthuyne M, Simsek I, Bocelli-Tyndall C, Walker UA. Clinical significance of coexisting antitopoisomerase I and anticentromere antibodies in patients with systemic sclerosis: a EUSTAR group-based study. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2013 Mar-Apr;31(2 Suppl 76):96-102.

  • Saketkoo LA, Escorpizo R, Keen KJ, Fligelstone K, Distler O; EUSTAR. International Classification of Functioning,Disability and Health Core Set construction in systemic sclerosis and other rheumatic diseases: a EUSTAR initiative. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2012 Dec;51(12):2170-6. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/kes185. Epub 2012 Aug 23. Review

  • Koumakis E, Wipff J, Dieudé P, Ruiz B, Bouaziz M, Revillod L, Guedj M, Distler JH, Matucci-Cerinic M, Humbert M, Riemekasten G, Airo P, Melchers I, Hachulla E, Cusi D, Wichmann HE, Hunzelmann N, Tiev K, Caramaschi P, Diot E, Kowal-Bielecka O, Cuomo G, Walker U, Czirják L, Damjanov N, Lupoli S, Conti C, Müller-Nurasyid M, Müller-Ladner U, Riccieri V, Cracowski JL, Cozzi F, Bournia VK, Vlachoyiannopoulos P, Chiocchia G, Boileau C, Allanore Y. TGFβreceptor gene variants in systemic sclerosis-related pulmonary arterial hypertension: results from a multicentre EUSTAR study of European Caucasian patients. Ann Rheum Dis. 2012 Nov;71(11):1900-3.

  • Foeldvari I, Tyndall A, Zulian F, Müller-Ladner U, Czirjak L, Denton C, Kowal-Bielecka O, Bancel DF, Matucci-Cerinic M. Juvenile and young adult-onset systemic sclerosis share the same organ involvement in adulthood: data from the EUSTAR database. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2012 Oct;51(10):1832-7. Epub 2012 Jun 22.

  • Meier FM, Frommer KW, Dinser R, Walker UA, Czirjak L, Denton CP, Allanore Y, Distler O, Riemekasten G, Valentini G, Müller-Ladner U; EUSTAR Co-authors. Update on the profile of the EUSTAR cohort: an analysis of the EULAR Scleroderma Trials and Research group database.Ann Rheum Dis. 2012 Aug;71(8):1355-60.

  • Foocharoen C, Distler O, Becker M, Müller-Ladner U, von Mühlen C, Leuchten N, Walker UA. Clinical correlations of hypocomplementaemia in systemic sclerosis: an analysis of the EULAR Scleroderma Trial and Research group (EUSTAR) database. Scand J Rheumatol. 2012 May;41(3):243-6. doi: 10.3109/03009742.2011.641583. Epub 2012 Feb 6. No abstract available

  • Distler JH, Jordan S, Airo P, Alegre-Sancho JJ, Allanore Y, Balbir Gurman A, Caporali R, Caramaschi P, Carreira PE, Chizzolini C, Cutolo M, Tuncay Duruöz M, Farge-Bancel D, Hesselstrand R, Iannone F, De Keyser F, Kucharz EJ, Launay D, García de la Peña Lefebvre P, Lukacova O, Marasini B, Martinovic D, Marques Neto JF, Radic M, Rednic S, Riemekasten G, Rovensky J, Seidel MF, Senel S, Smith V, Sunderkötter C, Ton E, van Laar JM, Matucci-Cerinic M, Müller Ladner U, Distler O. Is there a role for TNFαantagonists in the treatment of SSc? EUSTAR expert consensus development using the Delphi technique. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2011 Mar-Apr;29(2 Suppl 65):S40-5. Epub 2011 May 12.

  • Foocharoen C, Tyndall A, Hachulla E, Rosato E, Allanore Y, Farge-Bancel D, Caramaschi P, Airó P, Nikolaevna SM, Pereira da Silva JA, Stamenkovic B, Riemekasten G, Rednic S, Sibilia J, Wiland P, Tarner I, Smith V, Onken AT, Abdel Atty Mohamed WA, Distler O, Morović-Vergles J, Himsel A, de la Peña Lefebvre PG, Hügle T, Walker UAErectile dysfunctionis frequent in systemic sclerosis and associated with severe disease: a study of the EULAR Scleroderma Trial and Research group.Arthritis Res Ther. 2012 Feb 20;14(1):R37. doi: 10.1186/ar3748.

  • Fransen J, Popa-Diaconu D, Hesselstrand R, Carreira P, Valentini G, Beretta L, Airo P, Inanc M, Ullman S, Balbir-Gurman A, Sierakowski S, Allanore Y, Czirjak L, Riccieri V, Giacomelli R, Gabrielli A, Riemekasten G, Matucci-Cerinic M, Farge D, Hunzelmann N, Van den Hoogen FH, Vonk MC. Clinical prediction of 5-year survival in systemic sclerosis: validation of a simple prognostic model inEUSTAR centres. Ann Rheum Dis. 2011 Oct;70(10):1788-92. doi: 10.1136/ard.2010.144360. Epub 2011 Jul 21.

  • Walker KM, Pope J; Scleroderma Clinical Trials Consortium; Canadian Scleroderma Research Group. Expert agreement on EULAR/EUSTAR recommendations for the management of systemic sclerosis. J Rheumatol. 2011 Jul;38(7):1326-8.

  • Wipff J, Coriat R, Masciocchi M, Caramaschi P, Derk CT, Hachulla E, Riccieri V, Mouthon L, Krasowska D, Ananyeva LP, Kahan A, Matucci-Cerinic M, Chaussade S, Allanore Y. Outcomes of Barrett’s oesophagus related to systemic sclerosis: a 3-year EULAR Scleroderma Trials and Research prospective follow-up study. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2011 Aug;50(8):1440-4.

  • Beyer C, Distler JH, Allanore Y, Aringer M, Avouac J, Czirják L, Cutolo M, Damjanov N, Del Galdo F, Fligelstone K, Guiducci S, Kowal-Bielecka O, van Laar JM, Martucci-Cerinic M, Müller-Ladner U, Riemekasten G, Tarner IH, Tyndall A, Kennedy AT, Valentini G, Vettori S, Walker UA, Denton C, Distler O; EUSTAR Biobanking Group. EUSTAR biobanking: recommendations for the collection, storage and distribution of biospecimens in scleroderma research. Ann Rheum Dis. 2011 Jul;70(7):1178-82.

  • Avouac J, Fransen J, Walker UA, Riccieri V, Smith V, Muller C, Miniati I, Tarner IH, Randone SB, Cutolo M, Allanore Y, Distler O, Valentini G, Czirjak L, Müller-Ladner U, Furst DE, Tyndall A, Matucci-Cerinic M; EUSTAR Group.Preliminary criteria for the very early diagnosis of systemic sclerosis: results of a Delphi Consensus Study from EULAR Scleroderma Trials and Research Group. Ann Rheum Dis. 2011 Mar;70(3):476-81.

  • Hügle T, Schuetz P, Daikeler T, Tyndall A, Matucci-Cerinic M, Walker UA, van Laar JM; EUSTAR members. Late-onset systemic sclerosis–a systematic survey of the EULAR scleroderma trials and research group database.Rheumatology (Oxford). 2011 Jan;50(1):161-5.

  • Tyndall AJ, Bannert B, Vonk M, Airò P, Cozzi F, Carreira PE, Bancel DF, Allanore Y, Müller-Ladner U, Distler O, Iannone F, Pellerito R, Pileckyte M, Miniati I, Ananieva L, Gurman AB, Damjanov N, Mueller A, Valentini G, Riemekasten G, Tikly M, Hummers L, Henriques MJ, Caramaschi P, Scheja A, Rozman B, Ton E, Kumánovics G, Coleiro B, Feierl E, Szucs G, Von Mühlen CA, Riccieri V, Novak S, Chizzolini C, Kotulska A, Denton C, Coelho PC, Kötter I, Simsek I, de la Pena Lefebvre PG, Hachulla E, Seibold JR, Rednic S, Stork J, Morovic-Vergles J, Walker UA. Causes and risk factors for death in systemic sclerosis: a study from the EULAR Scleroderma Trials and Research (EUSTAR) database. Ann Rheum Dis. 2010 Oct;69(10):1809-15. doi: 10.1136/ard.2009.114264.

  • Alizadeh BZ, Broen J, Rueda B, Hesselstrand R, Wuttge D, Simeon C, Ortego-Centeno N, Gonzalez-Gay MA, Pros A, Herrick A, Worthington J, Denton C, Fonseca C, Riemekasten G, Vonk MC, van den Hoogen F, Guiducci S, Matucci-Cerinic M, Scorza R, Beretta L, Airó P, Coenen M, Martin J, Koeleman BP, Radstake TR; EUSTAR. Functional variants of Fc gamma receptor (FCGR2A) and FCGR3A are not associated with susceptibility to systemic sclerosis in a large European Study (EUSTAR). J Rheumatol. 2010 Aug 1;37(8):1673-9. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.091259. Epub 2010 Jun 15. Erratum in: J Rheumatol. 2010 Sep;37(9):1979. Gonzalez-Gay, Miguel [corrected to Gonzalez-Gay, Miguel A]. J Rheumatol. 2011 Apr;38(4):788.

  • Avouac J, Walker U, Tyndall A, Kahan A, Matucci-Cerinic M, Allanore Y; EUSTAR. Characteristics of joint involvement and relationships with systemic inflammation in systemic sclerosis: results from the EULAR Scleroderma Trial and Research Group (EUSTAR) database. J Rheumatol. 2010 Jul;37(7):1488-501.

  • Matucci-Cerinic M, Allanore Y, Czirják L, Tyndall A, Müller-Ladner U, Denton C, Valentini G, Distler O, Fligelstone K, Tyrrel-Kennedy A, Farge D, Kowal-Bielecka O, van den Hoogen F, Cutolo M, Sampaio-Barros PD, Nash P, Takehara K, Furst DE. The challenge of early systemic sclerosis for the EULAR Scleroderma Trial and Research group (EUSTAR) community. It is time to cut the Gordian knot and develop a prevention or rescue strategy. Ann Rheum Dis. 2009 Sep;68(9):1377-80.

  • Allanore Y, Meune C, Vonk MC, Airo P, Hachulla E, Caramaschi P, Riemekasten G, Cozzi F, Beretta L, Derk CT, Komócsi A, Farge D, Balbir A, Riccieri V, Distler O, Chialà A, Del Papa N, Simic KP, Ghio M, Stamenkovic B, Rednic S, Host N, Pellerito R, Zegers E, Kahan A, Walker UA, Matucci-Cerinic M;EUSTAR co-authors. Prevalence and factors associated with left ventricular dysfunction in the EULAR Scleroderma Trial and Research group (EUSTAR) database of patients with systemic sclerosis. Ann Rheum Dis. 2010 Jan;69(1):218-21.

  • Kowal-Bielecka O, Landewé R, Avouac J, Chwiesko S, Miniati I, Czirjak L, Clements P, Denton C, Farge D, Fligelstone K, Földvari I, Furst DE, Müller-Ladner U, Seibold J, Silver RM, Takehara K, Toth BG, Tyndall A, Valentini G, van den Hoogen F, Wigley F, Zulian F, Matucci-Cerinic M; EUSTARCo-Authors. EULAR recommendations for the treatment of systemic sclerosis: a report from the EULAR Scleroderma Trials and Research group (EUSTAR).Ann Rheum Dis. 2009 May;68(5):620-

  • Avouac J, Kowal-Bielecka O, Landewe R, Chwiesko S, Miniati I, Czirjak L, Clements P, Denton C, Farge D, Fligelstone K, Földvari I, Furst DE, Müller-Ladner U, Seibold J, Silver RM, Takehara K, Toth BG, Tyndall A, Valentini G, van den Hoogen F, Wigley F, Zulian F, Matucci-Cerinic M; EUSTAR Coauthors. European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Scleroderma Trial and Research group (EUSTAR) recommendations for the treatment of systemic sclerosis: methods of elaboration and results of systematic literature research. Ann Rheum Dis. 2009 May;68(5):629-34.

  • Tyndall A, Ladner UM, Matucci-Cerinic M. The EULAR Scleroderma Trials and Research Group (EUSTAR): an international framework for accelerating scleroderma research. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2008 Nov;20(6):703-6.

  • Distler JH, Allanore Y, Avouac J, Giacomelli R, Guiducci S, Moritz F, Akhmetshina A, Walker UA, Gabrielli A, Müller-Ladner U, Tyndall A, Matucci-Cerinic M, Distler O; EULAR Scleroderma Trials and Research group. EULAR Scleroderma Trials and Research group statement and recommendations on endothelial precursor cells. Ann Rheum Dis. 2009 Feb;68(2):163-8. doi: 10.1136/ard.2008.091918. Epub 2008 Jul 23

  • Walker UA, Tyndall A, Czirják L, Denton CP, Farge-Bancel D, Kowal-Bielecka O, Müller-Ladner U, Matucci-Cerinic M; EUSTAR co-authors. Geographical variation of disease manifestations in systemic sclerosis: a report from the EULAR Scleroderma Trials and Research (EUSTAR) group database. Ann Rheum Dis. 2009 Jun;68(6):856-62.

  • Rozman B, Cucnik S, Sodin-Semrl S, Czirják L, Varjú C, Distler O, Huscher D, Aringer M, Steiner G, Matucci-Cerinic M, Guiducci S, Stamenkovic B, Stankovic A, Kveder T. Prevalence and clinical associations of anti-Ku antibodies in patients with systemic sclerosis: a European EUSTAR-initiated multi-centre case-control study. Ann Rheum Dis. 2008 Sep;67(9):1282-6.

  • Walker UA, Tyndall A, Czirják L, Denton C, Farge-Bancel D, Kowal-Bielecka O, Müller-Ladner U, Bocelli-Tyndall C, Matucci-Cerinic M. Clinical risk assessment of organ manifestations in systemic sclerosis: a report from the EULAR Scleroderma Trials And Research group database. Ann Rheum Dis. 2007 Jun;66(6):754-63. Epub 2007 Jan 18.

  • Czirják L, Nagy Z, Aringer M, Riemekasten G, Matucci-Cerinic M, Furst DE; EUSTAR. The EUSTAR model for teaching and implementing the modified Rodnan skin score in systemic sclerosis. Ann Rheum Dis. 2007 Jul;66(7):966-9. Epub 2007 Jan

  • Kucharz EJ.[The assessment of the patient with systemic sclerosis clinical course of the EUSTAR Budapest, January 13-16, 2005].Pol Arch Med Wewn. 2005 Oct;114(4):1037-8. Polish. No abstract available

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