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ba0005p1 | Arthritis and other joint diseases: translational and clinical | ECTS2016

The role of fibroblast growth factor in the destruction in rheumatoid arthritis

Komarova E B , Blagodarenko A B , Rebrova O A , Kurennoy A B

The main cause of the bone destruction in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a destructive act of aggressively growing pannus, growth and angiogenesis of which are caused by the proliferation of fibroblasts in the synovium (S) due to the activation of fibroblast growth factor (FGF).Objectives: To reveal relationships of FGF with ultrasonic and arthroscopic and proliferative-destructive histological figures in RA.Methods: Complete compreh...