Seven outstanding Australian studies from EULAR

Rheumatology clinicians and researchers may have returned from the EULAR conference in Madrid, but their findings are still being reported worldwide. Here are some of the highlights from the research presented by Australian attendees at the meeting:

  1. Three different trajectories of arthritic knee pain have been identified by researchers in a ten year follow up study by researchers at the  Musculoskeletal Unit at Tasmania University Hospital. Dr Feng Pan and colleagues followed up  543 patients and found that those with initial mild pain remained relatively stable with time, whereas those with moderate pain