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The yield of a positive MRI of the spine as imaging criterion in the ASAS classification criteria for axial spondyloarthritis: results from the SPACE and DESIR cohorts
  1. Zineb Ez-Zaitouni1,
  2. Pauline AC Bakker1,
  3. Miranda van Lunteren1,
  4. Manouk de Hooge1,
  5. Rosaline van den Berg1,
  6. Monique Reijnierse2,
  7. Karen Minde Fagerli3,
  8. Robert BM Landewé4,
  9. Roberta Ramonda5,
  10. Lennart TH Jacobsson6,
  11. Alain Saraux7,
  12. Gregory Lenczner8,
  13. Antoine Feydy9,
  14. Jean Baptiste Pialat10,
  15. Fabrice Thévenin9,
  16. Floris A van Gaalen1,
  17. Désirée van der Heijde1
  1. 1Department of Rheumatology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
  2. 2Department of Radiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
  3. 3Department of Rheumatology, Diakonhjemmet Hospital, Oslo, Norway
  4. 4Amsterdam Rheumatology & Immunology Center (ARC), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  5. 5Department of Medicine DIMED, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
  6. 6Department of Rheumatology, University ofGöteborg, Göteborg, Sweden
  7. 7Department of Rheumatology, Laboratoire d’Immunothérapie et Pathologies, lymphocytaires B, Labex ‘Immunotherapy, Graft, Oncology’, Université Bretagneoccidentale, Bretagne, France
  8. 8Department of Radiology, Clinique Hartmann, Neuilly SurSeine, France
  9. 9Department of Radiology, Paris Descartes University, Cochin Hospital, Paris, France
  10. 10Radiology Department, Centre Hospitalier Lyon-Sud, Hospices Civils de Lyon, Claude-Bernard University, Pierre-Bénite, Bernard, France
  1. Correspondence to Zineb Ez-Zaitouni, Department of Rheumatology, LeidenUniversity Medical Center, P.O. Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands; z.ez-zaitouni{at}lumc.nl

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  • Contributors ZEZ designed the study, performed the statistical analyses, interpreted the data, drafted and revised the manuscript. DvdH and FvG designed the study, interpreted the data and revised the manuscript. All authors contributed to the acquisition of data, revised the manuscript and approved the final manuscript.

  • Funding The DESIR cohort was sponsored by the Département de la Recherche Clinique et du Développement de l’Assistance Publique–Hôpitaux de Paris. This study is conducted under the umbrella of the French Society of Rheumatology and INSERM (Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale). The database management is performed within the department of epidemiology and biostatistics (Professor Paul Landais, D.I.M., Nîmes, France). An unrestricted grant from Pfizer was allocated for the 10 years of the follow-up of the recruited patients.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Ethics approval All local medical ethical committees.

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

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Footnotes

  • Contributors ZEZ designed the study, performed the statistical analyses, interpreted the data, drafted and revised the manuscript. DvdH and FvG designed the study, interpreted the data and revised the manuscript. All authors contributed to the acquisition of data, revised the manuscript and approved the final manuscript.

  • Funding The DESIR cohort was sponsored by the Département de la Recherche Clinique et du Développement de l’Assistance Publique–Hôpitaux de Paris. This study is conducted under the umbrella of the French Society of Rheumatology and INSERM (Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale). The database management is performed within the department of epidemiology and biostatistics (Professor Paul Landais, D.I.M., Nîmes, France). An unrestricted grant from Pfizer was allocated for the 10 years of the follow-up of the recruited patients.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Ethics approval All local medical ethical committees.

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

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