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Development and preliminary validation of a paediatric-targeted MRI scoring system for the assessment of disease activity and damage in juvenile idiopathic arthritis
  1. Clara Malattia1,
  2. Maria Beatrice Damasio2,
  3. Angela Pistorio3,
  4. Maka Ioseliani1,
  5. Iris Vilca1,
  6. Maura Valle2,
  7. Nicolino Ruperto1,
  8. Stefania Viola1,
  9. Antonella Buoncompagni1,
  10. Gian Michele Magnano2,
  11. Angelo Ravelli1,4,
  12. Paolo Tomà2,
  13. Alberto Martini1,4
  1. 1Pediatria II, Istituto G Gaslini, Genova, Italy
  2. 2UO di Radiologia, Istituto G Gaslini, Genova, Italy
  3. 3Servizio di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Istituto G Gaslini, Genova, Italy
  4. 4Pediatria II and Dipartimento di Pediatria, Istituto G. Gaslini, Università di Genova Genova, Italy
  1. Correspondence to Dr Clara Malattia, Pediatria II, irccs G Gaslini, Largo G Gaslini 5, 16147 Genova, Italy; claramalattia{at}ospedale-gaslini.ge.it

Footnotes

  • CM and MBD contributed equally to this article.

  • Funding This study was supported by a grant from the European Union, Health-e-Child Integrated Project (IST-2004-027749). IV and MI were recipients of the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) scientific training bursaries.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Ethics approval This study was conducted with the approval of the local ethics committee of the Istituto G Gaslini, Genova, Italy.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • CM and MBD contributed equally to this article.

  • Funding This study was supported by a grant from the European Union, Health-e-Child Integrated Project (IST-2004-027749). IV and MI were recipients of the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) scientific training bursaries.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Ethics approval This study was conducted with the approval of the local ethics committee of the Istituto G Gaslini, Genova, Italy.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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