The OMERACT ultrasound task force - Status and perspectives

Maria Antonietta D'Agostino, Esperanza Naredo, Richard J. Wakefield, Annamaria Iagnocco, Lene Terslev, Emilio Filippucci, Frederique Gandjbakhch, Philippe Aegerter, Sibel Aydin, Marina Backhaus, Peter V. Balint, George A. W. Bruyn, Paz Collado, Stephanie Finzel, Jane E. Freeston, Marwin Gutierrez, Frederick Joshua, Sandrine Jousse-Joulin, David Kane, Helen I. KeenIngrid Moller, Peter Mandl, Sarah Ohrndorf, Carlos Pineda, Wolfgang A. Schmidt, Marcin Szkudlarek, Philip G. Conaghan, Maria-Antonietta D'Agostino

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Abstract

This article reports the most recent work of the Outcome Measures in Rheumatology (OMERACT) Ultrasound Task Force, and highlights the future research priorities discussed at the OMERACT 10 meeting. Results of the following studies were presented: (1) intra- and interobserver reliability of ultrasound detecting and scoring synovitis in different joints of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA); (2) systematic review of previous ultrasound scoring systems of synovitis in RA; (3) enthesitis systematic review and Delphi definition exercise in spondyloarthritis enthesitis; (4) enthesitis intra- and interobserver reliability exercise; and (5) Delphi definition exercise in hand osteoarthritis, and reliability exercises. Study conclusions were discussed, and a future research agenda was approved, notably further validation of an OMERACT ultrasound global synovitis score (GLOSS) in RA, emphasizing the importance of testing feasibility, predictive value, and added value over standard clinical variables. Future research areas will include validating scoring systems for enthesitis and osteoarthritis, and testing the metric qualities of ultrasound for evaluating tenosynovitis and structural damage in RA.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)2063-2067
Numero di pagine5
RivistaTHE JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY
Volume38
DOI
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2011

Keywords

  • Enthesitis
  • Omeract
  • Power doppler
  • Standardization
  • Synovitis
  • Ultrasonography, Doppler
  • Arthritis, Rheumatoid
  • Delphi Technique
  • Humans
  • Observer Variation
  • Ultrasound

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