EULAR Recommendations: Classification Criteria, Response Criteria and Diagnostic Approaches

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2023

Medha Barbhaiya, Stephane Zuily, Ray Naden, Alison Hendry, Florian Manneville, Mary-Carmen Amigo, Zahir Amoura, Danieli Andrade, Laura Andreoli, Bahar Artim-Esen, Tatsuya Atsumi, Tadej Avcin, Michael H Belmont, Maria Laura Bertolaccini, D Ware Branch, Graziela Carvalheiras, Alessandro Casini, Ricard Cervera, Hannah Cohen, Nathalie Costedoat-Chalumeau, Mark Crowther, Guilherme de Jesús, Aurelien Delluc, Sheetal Desai, Maria De Sancho, Katrien M Devreese, Reyhan Diz-Kucukkaya, Ali Duarte-García, Camille Frances, David Garcia, Jean-Christophe Gris, Natasha Jordan, Rebecca K Leaf, Nina Kello, Jason S Knight, Carl Laskin, Alfred I Lee, Kimberly Legault, Steve R Levine, Roger A Levy, Maarten Limper, Michael D Lockshin, Karoline Mayer-Pickel, Jack Musial, Pier Luigi Meroni, Giovanni Orsolini,Thomas L Ortel, Vittorio Pengo, Michelle Petri, Guillermo Pons-Estel, Jose A Gomez-Puerta, Quentin Raimboug, Robert Roubey,Giovanni Sanna, Surya V Seshan, Savino Sciascia, Maria G Tektonidou, Angela Tincani, Denis Wahl, Rohan Willis, Cécile Yelnik, Catherine Zuily, Francis Guillemin, Karen Costenbader, Doruk Erkan

2023 ACR/EULAR Antiphospholipid Syndrome Classification Criteria
First published August 28, 2023. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2023;82:1258-1270. 

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Abhishek Abhishek, Sara K Tedeschi, Tristan Pascart, Augustin Latourte, Nicola Dalbeth, Tuhina Neogi, Amy Fuller, Ann Rosenthal, Fabio Becce, Thomas Bardin,Hang-Korng Ea, Georgios Filippou, John Fitzgerald, Annamaria Iagnocco, Frédéric Lioté, Geraldine M McCarthy, Roberta Ramonda, Pascal Richette, Francisca Sivera, Mariano Andrés, Edoardo Cipolletta, Michael Doherty, Eliseo Pascual, Fernando Perez-Ruiz, Alexander So, Tim L Jansen, Minna J Kohler, Lisa K Stamp, Janeth Yinh, Antonella Adinolfi, Uri Arad, Thanda Aung, Eva Benillouche, Alessandra Bortoluzzi, Jonathan Dau, Ernest Maningding, Meika A Fang, Fabiana A Figus, Emilio Filippucci, Janine Haslett, Matthijs Janssen, Marian Kaldas, Maryann Kimoto, Kelly Leamy, Geraldine M Navarro, Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini, Carlo Scirè, Ettore Silvagni, Silvia Sirotti, John R Stack, Linh Truong, Chen Xie, Chio Yokose, Alison M Hendry, Robert Terkeltaub, William J Taylor, Hyon K Choi

The 2023 ACR/EULAR classification criteria for calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease
First published July 26, 2023. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2023;82:1248-1257 

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2022

Cristina Ponte, Peter C Grayson, Joanna C Robson, Ravi Suppiah, Katherine Bates Gribbons, Andrew Judge, Anthea Craven, Sara Khalid, Andrew Hutchings, Richard A Watts, Peter A Merkel, Raashid A Luqmani

2022 American College of Rheumatology/EULAR classification criteria for Takayasu arteritis
 
First published November 9, 2022.  Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2022;81:1654-1660

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Peter C Grayson, Cristina Ponte, Ravi Suppiah, Joanna C Robson, Katherine Bates Gribbons, Andrew Judge, Anthea Craven, Sara Khalid, Andrew Hutchings, Debashish Danda, Raashid A Luqmani, Richard A Watts, Peter A Merkel

2022 American College of Rheumatology/EULAR classification criteria for Takayasu arteritis
 
First published November 9, 2022.   Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2022;81:1654-1660.

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American College of Rheumatology/EULAR remission criteria for rheumatoid arthritis: 2022 revision

First Published: October 24, 2022
Convenor: Paul Studenic

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George E Fragoulis, Elena Nikiphorou, Mrinalini Dey, Sizheng Steven Zhao, Delphine Sophie Courvoisier, Laurent Arnaud, Fabiola Atzeni, Georg MN Behrens, Johannes WJ Bijlsma, Peter Böhm, Costas A Constantinou, Silvia Garcia-Diaz, Meliha Crnkic Kapetanovic, Kim Lauper, Mariana Luís, Jacques Morel, György Nagy, Eva Poleverino, Jef van Rompay, Marco Sebastiani, Anja Strangfeld, Annette de Thurah, James Galloway, Kimme L Hyrich

2022 EULAR recommendations for screening and prophylaxis of chronic and opportunistic infections in adults with autoimmune inflammatory rheumatic diseases

Published Online First: 03 November 2022. doi: 10.1136/ard-2022-223335

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Paul Studenic, Tanja A Stamm, Erika Mosor, Ilaria Bini, Nele Caeyers, Laure Gossec, Marios Kouloumas, Elena Nikiphorou, Wendy Olsder, Ivan Padjen, Sofia Ramiro, Simon Stones, Tanita-Christina Wilhelmer and Alessia Alunno

Development of EULAR points to consider/recommendations for including the perspective of young patients with inflammatory arthritis into patient-reported outcomes measures

First published July 29, 2022. RMD Open 2022;8:e002576. doi: 10.1136/rmdopen-2022-002576

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2021

 

Mike O Becker, Rucsandra Dobrota, Alexandru Garaiman, Rudolf Debelak, Kim Fligelstone, Ann Tyrrell Kennedy, Annelise Roennow, Yannick Allanore, Patricia E Carreira, László Czirják, Christopher P Denton, Roger Hesselstrand, Gunnel Sandqvist, Otylia Kowal-Bielecka, Cosimo Bruni, Marco Matucci-Cerinic, Carina Mihai, Ana Maria Gheorghiu, Ulf Mueller-Ladner, Joseph Sexton Tore K Kvien, Turid Heiberg, Oliver Distler

Development and validation of EULAR Systemic Sclerosis Impact of Disease (EULAR ScleroID) score

First published November 25, 2021. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2022;81:507-515.

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Erika Mosor, Paul Studenic, Alessia Alunno, Ivan Padjen, Wendy Olsder, Sofia Ramiro, Ilaria Bini, Nele Caeyers, Laure Gossec, Marios Kouloumas, Elena Nikiphorou, Simon Stones, Tanita-Christina Wilhelmer, Tanja A Stamm 

Young people’s perspectives on patient-reported outcome measures in inflammatory arthritis: results of a multicentre European qualitative study from a EULAR task force
 
RMD Open  2021;  doi: 10.1136/rmdopen-2020-001517
First published January 29, 2021 

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2020

György Nagy, Nadia MT Roodenrijs, Paco MJ Welsing, Melinda Kedves, Attila Hamar, Marlies C van der Goes, Alison Kent, Margot Bakkers, Etienne Blaas, Ladislav Senolt, Zoltan Szekanecz, Ernest Choy, Maxime Dougados, Johannes WG Jacobs, Rinie Geenen, Hans WJ Bijlsma, Angela Zink, Daniel Aletaha, Leonard Schoneveld, Piet van Riel, Loriane Gutermann, Yeliz Prior, Elena Nikiphorou, Gianfranco Ferraccioli, Georg Schett, Kimme L Hyrich, Ulf Mueller-Ladner, Maya H Buch, Iain B McInnes, Désirée van der Heijde, Jacob M van Laar

EULAR definition of difficult-to-treat rheumatoid arthritis

Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2021;80:31-35.
First published October 1, 2020

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Marie Kostine, Axel Finckh, Clifton O Bingham, Karen Visser, Jan Leipe, Hendrik Schulze-Koops, Ernest H Choy, Karolina Benesova, Timothy R D J Radstake, Andrew P Cope, Olivier Lambotte, Jacques-Eric Gottenberg, Yves Allenbach, Marianne Visser, Cindy Rusthoven, Lone Thomasen, Shahin Jamal, Aurélien Marabelle, James Larkin, John B A G Haanen, Leonard H Calabrese, Xavier Mariette, Thierry Schaeverbeke 

EULAR points to consider for the diagnosis and management of rheumatic immune-related adverse events due to cancer immunotherapy with checkpoint inhibitors
 
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2021;80:36-48
First published April 23, 2020 

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2019

Zachary S Wallace, Ray P Naden, Suresh Chari, Hyon K Choi, Emanuel Della-Torre, Jean-Francois Dicaire, Phillip A Hart, Dai Inoue, Mitsuhiro Kawano, Arezou Khosroshahi, Marco Lanzillotta, Kazuichi Okazaki, Cory A Perugino, Amita Sharma, Takako Saeki, Nicolas Schleinitz, Naoki Takahashi, Hisanori Umehara, Yoh Zen, John H Stone 

2019 Classification criteria for IGG4 related disease (IgG4-RD) EULAR-ACR

Convenor: Manuel Casals, J. H. Stone
First published December 3, 2019

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Martin Aringer, Karen Costenbader, David Daikh, Ralph Brinks, Marta Mosca, Rosalind Ramsey-Goldman, Josef S Smolen, David Wofsy, Dimitrios T Boumpas, Diane L Kamen, David Jayne, Ricard Cervera, Nathalie Costedoat-Chalumeau, Betty Diamond, Dafna D Gladman, Bevra Hahn, Falk Hiepe, Søren Jacobsen, Dinesh Khanna, Kirsten LerstrømElena Massarotti, Joseph McCune, Guillermo Ruiz-Irastorza, Jorge Sanchez-Guerrero, Matthias Schneider, Murray Urowitz, George Bertsias, Bimba F Hoyer, Nicolai Leuchten, Chiara Tani, Sara K Tedeschi, Zahi Touma, Gabriela Schmajuk, Branimir Anic, Florence Assan, Tak Mao Chan, Ann Elaine Clarke, Mary K Crow, László Czirják, Andrea Doria, Winfried Graninger, Bernadett Halda-Kiss, Sarfaraz Hasni, Peter M Izmirly, Michelle Jung, Gábor Kumánovics, Xavier Mariette, Ivan Padjen, José M Pego-Reigosa, Juanita Romero-Diaz, Íñigo Rúa-Figueroa Fernández, Raphaèle Seror, Georg H Stummvoll, Yoshiya Tanaka, Maria G Tektonidou, Carlos Vasconcelos, Edward M Vital, Daniel J Wallace, Sule Yavuz, Pier Luigi Meroni, Marvin J Fritzler, Ray Naden, Thomas Dörner, Sindhu R Johnson 

2019 European League Against Rheumatism/American College of Rheumatology classification criteria for systemic lupus erythematosus
 
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2019;78:1151-1159
First published August 5, 2019 
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2018

Christian Dejaco, Frank Buttgereit, Polina Putrik, Julia Unger, Daniel Aletaha, Gerolamo Bianchi, Johannes W Bijlsma, Annelies Boonen, Nada Cikes, Axel Finckh, Laure Gossec, Tore K Kvien, Joao Madruga Dias, Eric L Matteson, Francisca Sivera, Tanja A Stamm, Zoltan Szekanecz, Dieter Wiek, Angela Zink, Sofia Ramiro

EULAR points to consider for worksorce requirement studies in rheumatology


RMD Open 2018;4:e000780. doi: 10.1136/rmdopen-2018-000780
First published December 5, 2018

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Marian H van Beers-Tas, Marieke M ter Wee, Lilian H van Tuyl, Bertha Maat, Wijnanda Hoogland, Aase H Hensvold, Anca I Catrina, Erika Mosor,Tanja A Stamm, Axel Finckh, Delphine S Courvoisier, Andrew Filer, Ilfita Sahbudin, Rebecca J Stack, Karim Raza, Dirkjan van Schaardenburg

Symptom measurement in persons at risk of rheumatoid arthritis 

RMD Open 2018;4:e000641. doi: 10.1136/rmdopen-2017-000641
Published Online First: 21 May 2018 

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D. Isenberg, J. Sturgess, E. Allen, C. Aranow, A. Askanase, B. Sang-Cheol, S. Bernatski, I. Bruce, J. Buyon, R. Cervera, A. Clarke, Mary Anne Dooley, P. Fortin, E. Ginzler, D. Gladman, J. Hanly, M. Inanc, S. Jacobsen, D. Kamen, M. Khamashta, S. Lim, S. Manzi, O. Nived, C. Peschken, M. Petri, K. Kalunian, A. Rahman, R. Ramsey- Goldman, J. Romero- Diaz, G. Ruiz- Irastorza, J. Sanchez- Guerrero, K. Steinsson, G. Sturfelt, M. Ursowitz, R. van Vollenhofen, D.J. Wallace, A. Zoma, J.Merrill and C.Gordon

Study of Flare Assessment in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Based on Paper Patiens
 
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2016

Heidi J Siddle, Peter Mandl, Daniel Aletaha, Thea P Vliet Vlieland, Marina Backhaus, Patricia Cornell, Maria-Antonietta D'Agostino, Karen Ellegaard, Annamaria Iagnocco, Bente Jakobsen, Tiina Jasinski, Nina H Kildal, Michaela Lehner, Ingrid Möller, Gabriela M Supp, Philip O'Connor, Anthony C Redmond, Esperanza Naredo, Richard J Wakefield

HPR - EULAR points to consider for health professionals undertaking musculoskeletal  ultrasound for rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases

Heidi J Siddle, et al.
Ann Rheum Dis doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2016-210741
Letter Published Online First 9 December 2016

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Cindy Strehl, Johannes W J Bijlsma, Maarten de Wit, Maarten Boers, Nele Caeyers, Maurizio Cutolo, Bhaskar Dasgupta, William G Dixon, Rinie Geenen, Tom W J Huizinga, Alison Kent, Annette Ladefoged de Thurah, Joachim Listing, Xavier Mariette, David W Ray, Hans U Scherer, Raphaèle Seror, Cornelia M Spies, Simon Tarp, Dieter Wiek, Kevin L Winthrop, Frank Buttgereit 

Defining conditions where long-term glucocorticoid treatment has an acceptably low level of harm to facilitate implementation of existing recommendations: viewpoints from an EULAR task force 

Ann Rheum Dis. 2016 Jun;75(6):952-7. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2015-208916.
 
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Hanna W van Steenbergen, Daniel Aletaha, Liesbeth J J Beaart-van de Voorde, Elisabeth Brouwer, Catalin Codreanu, Bernard Combe, João E Fonseca, Merete L Hetland, Frances Humby, Tore K Kvien, Karin Niedermann, Laura Nuño, Sue Oliver, Solbritt Rantapää-Dahlqvist, Karim Raza, Dirkjan van Schaardenburg, Georg Schett, Liesbeth De Smet, Gabriella Szücs, Jirí Vencovský, Piotr Wiland, Maarten de Wit, Robert L Landewé, Annette H M van der Helm-van Mil
 
Extended report: EULAR definition of arthralgia suspicious for progression to rheumatoid arthritis

 
Ann Rheum Dis doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2016-209846
Published Online First: 6 October 2016
 
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2015

Carina Götestam Skorpen,Maria Hoeltzenbein,Angela Tincani, Rebecca Fischer-Betz,Elisabeth Elefant,Christina Chambers,Josè da Silva, Catherine Nelson-Piercy, Irene Cetin, Nathalie Costedoat-Chalumeau, Radboud Dolhain, Frauke Förger, Munther Khamashta, Guillermo Ruiz-Irastorza, Angela Zink, Jiri Vencovsky, Maurizio Cutolo, Nele Caeyers, Claudia Zumbühl, Monika Østensen 

Research - The EULAR points to consider for use of antirheumatic drugs before pregnancy, and during pregnancy and lactation

Ann Rheum Dis doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2015-208840

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A Iagnocco, L Terslev, M Backhaus, P Balint, G A W Bruyn, N Damjanov, E Filippucci, H B Hammer, S Jousse-Joulin, D Kane, J M Koski, P Mandl, I Möller, P Peetrons, W Schmidt, M Szkudlarek, J Vojinovic, R J Wakefield, M Hofer, M A D'Agostino, E Naredo 
 
Educational recommendations for the conduct, content and format of EULAR musculoskeletal ultrasound Teaching the Teachers Courses
 
 
RMD Open 2015;1:e000139 doi:10.1136/rmdopen-2015-000139
 
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A N Colebatch-Bourn, C J Edwards, P Collado, M-A D'Agostino, R Hemke, S Jousse-Joulin, M Maas, A Martini, E Naredo, M Østergaard, M Rooney, N Tzaribachev, M A van Rossum, J Vojinovic, P G Conaghan, C Malattia
 
EULAR-PReS Points to consider for the use of imaging in the diagnosis and management of juvenile idiopathic arthritis in clinical practice

 
Ann Rheum Dis   doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2015-207892
 
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Heidi A Zangi, Mwidimi Ndosi, Jo Adams, Lena Andersen, Christina Bode, Carina Boström, Yvonne van Eijk-Hustings, Laure Gossec, Jana Korandová, Gabriel Mendes, Karin Niedermann, Jette Primdahl, Michaela Stoffer, Marieke Voshaar, Astrid van Tubergen
 
HPR -  EULAR Recommendations/Points to Consider for patient education of people with inflammatory arthritis
 
Cannals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2015;74:954-962 
First published March 3, 2015
 
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2013

Frank van den Hoogen, Dinesh Khanna, Jaap Fransen, Sindhu R Johnson, Murray Baron, Alan Tyndall, Marco Matucci-Cerinic, Raymond P Naden, Thomas A Medsger, Jr, Patricia E Carreira, Gabriela Riemekasten, Philip J Clements, Christopher P Denton, Oliver Distler, Yannick Allanore, Daniel E Furst, Armando Gabrielli, Maureen D Mayes, Jacob M van Laar, James R Seibold,, Laszlo Czirjak, Virginia D Steen, Murat Inanc, Otylia Kowal-Bielecka, Ulf Müller-Ladner, Gabriele Valentini, Douglas J Veale, Madelon C Vonk, Ulrich A Walker, Lorinda Chung, David H Collier, Mary Ellen Csuka, Barri J Fessler, Serena Guiducci, Ariane Herrick, Vivien M Hsu, Sergio Jimenez, Bashar Kahaleh, Peter A Merkel, Stanislav Sierakowski, Richard M Silver, Robert W Simms, John Varga, Janet E Pope

2013 Classification criteria for systemic sclerosis: an ACR/EULAR collaborative initiative

Ann Rheum Dis 2013;72:11 1747-1755 doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2013-204424

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Mwidimi Ndosi, Ann Bremander, Bente Hamnes, Mike Horton, Marja Leena Kukkurainen, Pedro Machado, Andrea Marques, Jorit Meesters, Tanja A Stamm, Alan Tennant, Jenny de la Torre-Aboki, Theodora P M Vliet Vlieland, Heidi A Zangi, Jackie Hill
HPR -  Validation of the Educational Needs Assessment Tool as a generic instrument in 7 European countries
First published August 6, 2013
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2014;73:2122-2129
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Linda Fernandes, Kåre B Hagen, Johannes W J Bijlsma, Oyvor Andreassen, Pia Christensen, Philip G Conaghan, Michael Doherty, Rinie Geenen, Alison Hammond, Ingvild Kjeken, L Stefan Lohmander, Hans Lund, Christian D Mallen, Tiziana Nava, Susan Oliver, Karel Pavelka, Irene Pitsillidou, José Antonio da Silva, Jenny de la Torre, Gustavo Zanoli, Theodora P M Vliet Vlieland
HPR -  EULAR recommendations for non-pharmacological management of hip and knee osteoarthritis
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2013;72:1125-1135
First published April 17, 2013
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2012

Désirée van der Heijde, Annette H M van der Helm-van Mil, Daniel Aletaha, Clifton O Bingham, Gerd R Burmester, Maxime Dougados, Paul Emery, David Felson, Rachel Knevel, Tore K Kvien, Robert B M Landewé, Cédric Lukas, Iain McInnes, Alan J Silman, Josef S Smolen, Ewa Stanislawska-Biernat, Angela Zink, Bernard Combe
EULAR definition of erosive disease in light of the 2010 ACR/EULAR rheumatoid arthritis classification criteria
Ann Rheum Dis doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2012-202779
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Danielle M Gerlag, Karim Raza, Lisa G M van Baarsen, Elisabeth Brouwer, Christopher D Buckley, Gerd R Burmester, Cem Gabay, Anca I Catrina, Andrew P Cope, François Cornelis, Solbritt Rantapää Dahlqvist, Paul Emery, Stephen Eyre, Axel Finckh, Steffen Gay, Johanna M Hazes, Annette van der Helm-van Mil, Tom W J Huizinga, Lars Klareskog, Tore K Kvien, Cathryn Lewis, Klaus P Machold, Johan Rönnelid, Dirkjan van Schaardenburg, Georg Schett, Josef S Smolen, Sue Thomas, Jane Worthington, Paul P Tak
EULAR recommendations for terminology and research in individuals at risk of rheumatoid arthritis: report from the Study Group for Risk Factors for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Ann Rheum Dis 2012;71:638-641 doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2011-200990
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Bhaskar Dasgupta, Marco A Cimmino, Hilal Maradit-Kremers, Wolfgang A Schmidt, Michael Schirmer, Carlo Salvarani, Artur Bachta, Christian Dejaco, Christina Duftner, Hanne Slott Jensen, Pierre Duhaut, Gyula Poór, Novák Pál Kaposi, Peter Mandl, Peter V Balint, Zsuzsa Schmidt, Annamaria Iagnocco, Carlotta Nannini, Fabrizio Cantini, Pierluigi Macchioni, Nicolò Pipitone, Montserrat Del Amo, Georgina Espígol-Frigolé, Maria C Cid, Víctor M Martínez-Taboada, Elisabeth Nordborg, Haner Direskeneli, Sibel Zehra Aydin, Khalid Ahmed, Brian Hazleman, Barbara Silverman, Colin Pease, Richard J Wakefield, Raashid Luqmani, Andy Abril, Clement J Michet, Ralph Marcus, Neil J Gonter, Mehrdad Maz, Rickey E Carter, Cynthia S Crowson, Eric L Matteson
2012 provisional classification criteria for polymyalgia rheumatica: an EULAR/ACR collaborative initiative
Ann Rheum Dis 2012;71:484-492 doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2011-200329
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2011

David T Felson Josef S Smolen, George Wells, Bin Zhang, Lilian HD van Tuyl, Julia Funovits, Daniel Aletaha, Cornelia F Allaart, Joan Bathon, Stefano Bombardieri, Peter Brooks, Andrew Brown, Marco Matucci-Cerinic, Hyon Choi, Bernard Combe, Maarten de Wit, Maxime Dougados, Paul Emery, Daniel Furst, Juan Gomez-Reino, Gillian Hawker, Edward Keystone, Dinesh Khanna, John Kirwan Tore K. Kvien, Robert Landewé, Joachim Listing, Kaleb Michaud, Emilio Martin-Mola, Pamela Montie, Theodore Pincus, Pamela Richards, Jeffrey N Siegel, Lee S Simon, Tuulikki Sokka-Isler, Vibeke Strand, Peter Tugwell, Alan Tyndall, Desirée van der Heijde, Suzan Verstappen, Barbara White, Frederick Wolfe, Angela Zink, Maarten Boers
ACR/EULAR Provisional definition of remission in rheumatoid arthritis for clinical trials
Ann Rheum Dis 2011;70:404-413 doi:10.1136/ard.2011.149765 Publication Online: 2 March 2011
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W Zhang, M Doherty, T Bardin, V Barskova, P-A Guerne, T L Jansen, B F Leeb, F Perez-Ruiz, J Pimentao, L Punzi, P Richette, F Sivera, T Uhlig, I Watt, E Pascual
EULAR recommendations for calcium pyrophosphate deposition. Part I: terminology and diagnosis
Ann Rheum Dis 2011;70:563-570 Published Online First: 7 January 2011
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2010

Neil Basu, Richard Watts, Ingeborg Bajema, Bo Baslund, Thorsten Bley, Maarten Boers, Paul Brogan, Len Calabrese, Maria C Cid, Jan Willem Cohen-Tervaert, Luis Felipe Flores-Suarez, Shouichi Fujimoto, Kirsten de Groot, Loic Guillevin, Gulen Hatemi, Thomas Hauser, David Jayne, Charles Jennette, Cees G M Kallenberg, Shigeto Kobayashi, Mark A Little, Alfred Mahr, John McLaren, Peter A Merkel, Seza Ozen, Xavier Puechal, Niels Rasmussen, Alan Salama, Carlo Salvarani, Caroline Savage, David G I Scott, Mårten Segelmark, Ulrich Specks, Cord Sunderköetter, Kazuo Suzuki, Vladimir Tesar, Allan Wiik, Hasan Yazici, Raashid Luqmani
EULAR points to consider in the development of classification and diagnostic criteria in systemic vasculitis
Ann Rheum Dis 2010;69:1744-1750 doi:10.1136/ard.2009.119032 Published Online First: 6 May 2010
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Daniel Aletaha, Tuhina Neogi, Alan J Silman, Julia Funovits, David T Felson, Clifton O Bingham III, Neal S Birnbaum, Gerd R Burmester, Vivian P Bykerk, Marc D Cohen, Bernard Combe, Karen H Costenbader, Maxime Dougados, Paul Emery, Gianfranco Ferraccioli, Johanna MW Hazes, Kathryn Hobbs, Tom WJ Huizinga, Arthur Kavanaugh, Jonathan Kay, Tore K Kvien, Timothy Laing, Philip Mease, Henri A Ménard, Larry W Moreland, Raymond L Naden, Theodore Pincus, Josef S Smolen, Ewa Stanislawska-Biernat, Deborah Symmons, Paul P Tak, Katherine S Upchurch, JiYí Vencovský, Frederick Wolfe, Gillian Hawker
2010 Rheumatoid arthritis classification criteria: an ACR/EULAR collaborative initiative
Ann Rheum Dis 2010;69:1580-1588 doi:10.1136/ard.2010.138461
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Julia Funovits, Daniel Aletaha, Vivian Bykerk, Bernard Combe, Maxime Dougados, Paul Emery, David Felson, Gillian Hawker, Joanna M Hazes, Tom Huizinga, Jonathan Kay, Tore K Kvien, Josef S Smolen, Deborah Symmons, Paul P Tak, Alan Silman
The 2010 ACR/EULAR classification criteria for rheumatoid arthritis: Methodological Report Phase I
Ann Rheum Dis 2010;69:1589-1595 doi:10.1136/ard.2010.130310
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Neil Basu, Richard Watts, Ingeborg Bajema, Bo Baslund, Thorsten Bley, Maarten Boers, Paul Brogan, Len Calabrese, Maria C Cid, Jan Willem Cohen-Tervaert, Luis Felipe Flores-Suarez, Shouichi Fujimoto, Kirsten de Groot, Loic Guillevin, Gulen Hatemi, Thomas Hauser, David Jayne, Charles Jennette, Cees G M Kallenberg, Shigeto Kobayashi, Mark A Little, Alfred Mahr, John McLaren, Peter A Merkel, Seza Ozen, Xavier Puechal, Niels Rasmussen, Alan Salama, Carlo Salvarani, Caroline Savage, David G I Scott, Mårten Segelmark, Ulrich Specks, Cord Sunderköetter, Kazuo Suzuki, Vladimir Tesar, Allan Wiik, Hasan Yazici, Raashid Luqmani
EULAR points to consider in the development of classification and diagnostic criteria in systemic vasculitis
Ann Rheum Dis Published Online First: 6 May 2010 doi:10.1136/ard.2009.119032
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Nicolino Ruperto, Seza Ozen, Angela Pistorio, Pavla Dolezalova, Paul Brogan, David A Cabral, Ruben Cuttica, Raju Khubchandani, Daniel J Lovell, Kathleen M O'Neil, Pierre Quartier, Angelo Ravelli, Silvia M Iusan, Giovanni Filocamo, Claudia Saad Magalhães, Erbil Unsal, Sheila Oliveira, Claudia Bracaglia, Arvind Bagga, Valda Stanevicha, Silvia Magni Manzoni, Polyxeni Pratsidou, Loredana Lepore, Graciela Espada, Isabelle Kone Paut, Francesco Zulian, Patrizia Barone, Zelal Bircan, Maria del Rocio Maldonado, Ricardo Russo, Iris Vilca, Kjell Tullus, Rolando Cimaz, Gerd Horneff, Jordi Anton, Stella Garay, Susan Nielsen, Giancarlo Barbano, Alberto Martini, for the Paediatric Rheumatology International Trials Organisation (PRINTO)
EULAR/PRINTO/PRES criteria for Henoch-Schönlein purpura, childhood polyarteritis nodosa, childhood Wegener granulomatosis and childhood Takayasu arteritis: Ankara 2008. Part I: Overall methodology and clinical characterisation
Ann Rheum Dis 2010;69; 69: 790 - 797. Published Online First 13 April 2010
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Seza Ozen, Angela Pistorio, Silvia M Iusan, Aysin Bakkaloglu, Troels Herlin, Riva Brik, Antonella Buoncompagni, Calin Lazar, Ilmay Bilge, Yosef Uziel, Donato Rigante, Luca Cantarini, Maria Odete Hilario, Clovis A Silva, Mauricio Alegria, Ximena Norambuena, Alexandre Belot, Yackov Berkun, Amparo Ibanez Estrella, Alma Nunzia Olivieri, Maria Giannina Alpigiani, Ingrida Rumba, Flavio Sztajnbok, Lana Tambic-Bukovac, Luciana Breda, Sulaiman Al-Mayouf, Dimitrina Mihaylova, Vyacheslav Chasnyk, Claudia Sengler, Maria Klein-Gitelman, Djamal Djeddi, Laura Nuno, Chris Pruunsild, Jurgen Brunner, Anuela Kondi, Karaman Pagava, Silvia Pederzoli, Alberto Martini, Nicolino Ruperto, for the Paediatric Rheumatology International Trials Organisation (PRINTO)
EULAR/PRINTO/PRES criteria for Henoch-Schönlein purpura, childhood polyarteritis nodosa, childhood Wegener granulomatosis and childhood Takayasu arteritis: Ankara 2008. Part II: Final classification criteria
Ann Rheum Dis 2010;69; 69: 798 - 806. Published Online First 17 September 2009
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W Zhang, M Doherty, G Peat, S MA Bierma-Zeinstra, N K Arden, B Bresnihan, G Herrero-Beaumont, S Kirschner, B F Leeb, L S Lohmander, B Mazières, K Pavelka, L Punzi, A K So, T Tuncer, I Watt and J W Bijlsma
EULAR evidence based recommendations for the diagnosis of knee osteoarthritis
Ann Rheum Dis, Mar 2010; 69: 483 - 489
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Raphaèle Seror, Philippe Ravaud, Simon Bowman, Gabriel Baron, Athanasios Tzioufas, Elke Theander, Jacques-Eric Gottenberg, Hendrika Bootsma, Xavier Mariette, and Claudio Vitali
EULAR Sjögren's Syndrome Disease Activity Index (ESSDAI): Development of a consensus systemic disease activity index in primary Sjögren's syndrome
Ann Rheum Dis, June 2010; 69: 1103-1109; Published Online First 28 June 2009
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2009

Seza Ozen, Angela Pistorio, Silvia M Iusan, Aysin Bakkaloglu, Troels Herlin, Riva Brik, Antonella Buoncompagni, Calin Lazar, Ilmay Bilge, Yosef Uziel, Donato Rigante, Luca Cantarini, Maria Odete Hilario, Clovis A Silva, Mauricio Alegria, Ximena Norambuena, Alexandre Belot, Yackov Berkun, Amparo Ibanez Estrella, Alma Nunzia Olivieri, Maria Giannina Alpigiani, Ingrida Rumba, Flavio Sztajnbok, Lana Tambic-Bukovac, Luciana Breda, Sulaiman Al-Mayouf, Dimitrina Mihaylova, Vyacheslav Chasnyk, Claudia Sengler, Maria Klein-Gitelman, Djamal Djeddi, Laura Nuno, Chris Pruunsild, Jurgen Brunner, Anuela Kondi, Karaman Pagava, Silvia Pederzoli, Alberto Martini, Nicolino Ruperto, for the Paediatric Rheumatology International Trials Organisation (PRINTO)
EULAR/PRINTO/PRES criteria for Henoch-Schönlein purpura, childhood polyarteritis nodosa, childhood Wegener granulomatosis and childhood Takayasu arteritis: Ankara 2008. Part II: Final classification criteria
Ann Rheum Dis 2010;69; 69: 798 - 806. Published Online First 17 September 2009
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R BM Landewé, KP Günther, C Lukas, J Braun, B Combe, P G Conaghan, K Dreinhöfer, D Fritschy, J Getty, H JL van der Heide, T K Kvien, K Machold, C Mihai, M Mosconi, R Nelissen, E Pascual, K Pavelka, M Pileckyte, W Puhl, L Punzi, W Rüther, M San-Julian, C Tudisco, R Westhovens, E Witso, and D MFM van der Heijde
EULAR/EFORT recommendations for the diagnosis and initial management of patients with acute or recent onset swelling of the knee
Ann Rheum Dis, Jan 2009, doi:10.1136/ard.2008.104406 Published Online First 15 January 2009
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L Gossec, M Dougados, N Rincheval, A Balanescu, D T Boumpas, S Canadelo, L Carmona, J-P Daurès, M de Wit, B A C Dijkmans, M Englbrecht, Z Gunendi, T Heiberg, J R Kirwan, E M Mola, M Matucci-Cerinic, K Otsa, G Schett, T Sokka, G A Wells, G J Aanerud, A Celano, A Dudkin, C Hernandez, K Koutsogianni, F N Akca, A-M Petre, P Richards, M Scholte-Voshaar, G Von Krause, T K Kvien
Elaboration of the preliminary Rheumatoid Arthritis Impact of Disease (RAID) score: an EULAR initiative
Ann Rheum Dis, Nov 2009; 68: 1680-1685 Published Online First 3 December 2008
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W Zhang, M Doherty, B F Leeb, L Alekseeva, N K Arden, J W Bijlsma, F Dincer, K Dziedzic, H J Hauselmann, P Kaklamanis, M Kloppenburg, L S Lohmander, E Maheu, M Martín-Mola, K Pavelka, L Punzi, S Reiter, J Smolen, G Verbruggen, I Watt and I Zimmermann-Górska
EULAR evidence based recommendations for the diagnosis of hand osteoarthritis - report of a task force of the EULAR Standing Committee for International Clinical Studies Including Therapeutics (ESCISIT) 
Ann Rheum Dis, Jan 2009; 68: 8 - 17 Published Online First 4 February 2008
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2007

Keen HI, Lavie F, Wakefield RJ, D'Agostino MA, Berner Hammer H, Hensor EM, Pendleton A, Kane D, Guerini H, Schueller-Weidekamm C, Kortekaas MC, Birrell F, Kloppenburg M, Stamm T, Watt I, Smolen JS, Maheu E, Dougados M, Conaghan PG.
QoC - The development of a preliminary ultrasonographic scoring system for features of hand osteoarthritis.
Ann Rheum Dis. 2007 Aug 17; [Epub ahead of print]
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2006

W Zhang, M Doherty, E Pascual, T Bardin, V Barskova, P Conaghan, J Gerster, J Jacobs, B Leeb, F Liotè, G McCarthy, P Netter, G Nuki, F Perez-Ruiz, A Pignone, J Pimentão, L Punzi, E Roddy, T Uhlig, and I Zimmermann-Gòrska
EULAR evidence based recommendations for gout. Part I: Diagnosis. Report of a task force of the Standing Committee for International Clinical Studies Including Therapeutics (ESCISIT)
Ann Rheum Dis, Oct 2006; 65: 1301 - 1311. Published Online First 17 May 2006
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S Özen, N Ruperto, M J Dillon, A Bagga, K Barron, J C Davin, T Kawasaki, C Lindsley, R E Petty, A M Prieur, A Ravelli, and P Woo
EULAR/PReS endorsed consensus criteria for the classification of childhood vasculitides
Ann Rheum Dis, Jul 2006; 65: 936 - 941. Published Online First 1 December 2005
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Koski JM, Saarakkala S, Helle M, Hakulinen U, Heikkinen JO, Hermunen H, Balint P, Bruyn GA, Filippucci E, Grassi W, Iagnocco A, Luosujarvi R, Manger B, De Miguel E, Naredo E, Scheel AK, Schmidt WA, Soini I, Szkudlarek M, Terslev L, Uson J, Vuoristo S, Ziswiler HR.
QoC -  Assessing the intra- and inter-reader reliability of dynamic ultrasound images in power Doppler ultrasonography
Ann Rheum Dis. 2006 Dec;65(12):1658-60.
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2005

Conaghan P, D'Agostino MA, Ravaud P, Baron G, Le Bars M, Grassi W,
Martin-Mola E, Wakefield R, Brasseur JL, So A, Backhaus M, Malaise M, Burmester G, Schmidely N, Emery P, Dougados M.
QoC - EULAR report on the use of ultrasonography in painful knee osteoarthritis. Part 2: exploring decision rules for clinical utility.
Ann Rheum Dis. 2005 Dec;64(12):1710-4.
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D'Agostino MA, Conaghan P, Le Bars M, Baron G, Grassi W, Martin-Mola E,
Wakefield R, Brasseur JL, So A, Backhaus M, Malaise M, Burmester G, Schmidely N, Ravaud P, Dougados M, Emery P.
QoC -  EULAR report on the use of ultrasonography in painful knee osteoarthritis. Part 1: prevalence of inflammation in osteoarthritis.
Ann Rheum Dis. 2005 Dec;64(12):1703-9.
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Naredo E, Moller I, Moragues C, de Agustin JJ, Scheel AK, Grassi W, de Miguel E, Backhaus M, Balint P, Bruyn GA, D'Agostino MA, Filippucci E, Iagnocco A, Kane D, Koski JM, Mayordomo L, Schmidt WA, Swen WA, Szkudlarek M, Terslev L, Torp-Pedersen S, Uson J, Wakefield RJ, Werner C;
QoC -  EULAR Working Group for Musculoskeletal Ultrasound.
Interobserver reliability in musculoskeletal ultrasonography: results from a "Teach the Teachers" rheumatologist course
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2006;65:14-19
First published June 7, 2005
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Scheel AK, Schmidt WA, Hermann KG, Bruyn GA, D'Agostino MA, Grassi W, Iagnocco A, Koski JM, Machold KP, Naredo E, Sattler H, Swen N, Szkudlarek M,Wakefield RJ, Ziswiler HR, Pasewaldt D, Werner C, Backhaus M.
QoC -  Interobserver reliability of rheumatologists performing musculoskeletal
ultrasonography: results from a EULAR "Train the trainers" course.
A nn Rheum Dis. 2005 Jul;64(7):1043-9
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2003

B F Leeb, H A Bird, G Nesher, I Andel, W Hueber, D Logar, C M Montecucco, J Rovensky, J Sautner, and M Sonnenblick
EULAR response criteria for polymyalgia rheumatica: results of an initiative of the European Collaborating Polymyalgia Rheumatica Group (subcommittee of ESCISIT)
Ann Rheum Dis, Dec 2003; 62: 1189 - 1194.
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