Yasser El-Miedany MD, FRCP
Consultant Rheumatologist
H.Senior Clinical Lecturer,
Kings College London

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Manuscripts and Books:

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Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid Evaluation in Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Egypt. Rheum. Rehab. 1989; 16(4): 395-401.

Effect of Low Dose Methotrexate on makers of Bone metabolism in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.

J. Rheumatology 1998; 25(11):2083-7.

Validity of the Salivary Smear Test in the Diagnosis of Dry Mouth Associated with Sjogren's Syndrome.

Joint Bone Spine (Rev Rheumatism) 1999; 66(2): 73-78.

Osteoporosis in Older Adults with Non-insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus; Is it Sex Related?

Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology 1999; 17(5): 561-567.

Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH): Is it of vascular Etiology?

Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology 2000; 18(2): 193-200.

Altered Bone Mineral Metabolism in Patients with Osteoarthritis.

Joint Bone Spine 2000; 67(6): 521-7.

Ultrasound versus Magnetic Resonance imaging in the evaluation of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis of the knee.

Joint Bone Spine 2001; 68 (3): 222-30.

Altered levels of soluble adhesion molecules in Rheumatoid Arthritis patients complicated by peripheral neuropathy.

Arthritis Rheumatism 2000; 43 (9): S185 (abstract). Journal of Rheumatology 2002; 29 (1): 57-61.

Is anxiety a more common disorder than depression in Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Joint Bone Spine 2002; 69: 300-6.

Cross Cultural Adaptation and Validation of an Arabic Health Assessment Questionnaire for patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Joint Bone Spine, 70(3): 195-202.

Cross cultural adaptation and validation of the Arabic version of the childhood Health Assessment Questionnaire for measuring functional status in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology, 2003; 21(3): 387- 393.

Evaluating changes in Health Status: Sensitivity to Change of the Modified Arabic Health Assessment Questionnaire in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Joint Bone Spine, 2003; 70 (6): 509-14.

Human Brucellosis: Are we in need to revise our therapeutic policy?

Journal of Rheumatology, 2003 : 30 (12): 2666-72.

Quantitative US and MRI of the parotid gland in patients with Sjogren's syndrome: can it predict the histopathology score?

Joint Bone Spine, 2004; 71(1): 29-38.

Ultrasonography Versus Nerve Coduction Studies in Patients with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Substantive or Complementary Tests?

Rheumatology (Oxford). 2004 Jul;43(7):887-95.

Hyperprolactinemia in patients with Sjogren's Syndrome: a patient subset or a disease manifestation.

Joint Bone Spine 2004; 71(3): 203-208.

Sjogren's syndrome: concomitant H. pylori infection and possible correlation with clinical parameters.

Joint Bone Spine. 2005 Mar;72(2):135-41.

PRINTO/PRES international website for families of children with rheumatic diseases: www.pediatric-rheumatology.printo.it.

Paediatric Rheumatology International Trials Organisation; Paediatric Rheumatology European Society. Ann Rheum Dis. 2005 Jul;64(7):1101-6.

The gastrointestinal safety and effect on disease activity of etoricoxib, a selective cox-2 inhibitor in inflammatory bowel diseases.

Am J Gastroenterol. 2006 Feb;101(2):311-7.

Short-term outcome after anti-tumor necrosis factor-alpha therapy in rheumatoid arthritis: do we need to revise our assessment criteria?

J Rheumatol. 2006 Mar;33(3):490-7.

Diagnosis of early arthritis: outcomes of a nurse-led clinic.

Br J Nurs. 2006 (Apr 13-26);15(7):394-9.

Safety of etoricoxib, a specific cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor, in asthmatic patients with aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease.

Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2006 Jul;97(1):105-9.

Outcomes of a nurse-led osteoporosis and falls assessment.

Br J Nurs, 2006; 15 (19): 1070-77.

Improving patient care: measurement of outcome in rheumatoid arthritis.

Br J Nurs. 2007 Sep 13-27;16(16):1010-5.

Can standard rheumatology clinical practice be patient-based?

Br J Nurs. 2008 May 22-Jun 11;17(10):673-5.

Defining disease status in ankylosing spondylitis: validation and cross-cultural adaptation of the Arabic Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Functional Index (BASFI), the Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index (BASDAI), and the Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Global score (BASG).

Clin Rheumatol. 2008 May;27(5):605-12.

Clinical diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome: old tests-new concepts.

Joint Bone Spine. 2008 Jul;75(4):451-7.

Measures of outcome in patients with rheumatoid arthritis,

Br J Nurs. 2008;17(16): 1052-6.

Early persistent inflammatory synovitis assessment (EPISA): a scoring system for prediction of outcome of early arthritis.

Joint Bone Spine 2008; 75(2): 155-62.

Validity of the developed Arabic Multidimensional Health Assessment Questionnaire for use in standard clinical care of patients with rheumatic diseases.

International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases 2008; 11: 224–236.

EROMIA: Electronic Recording of Outcome Measures of Inflammatory Arthritis is the Next Logic step in Standard Rheumatology Practice.

BJN; 2010, 19(1): 42-46.

Biological Specialist Nurse: Good Will to Good Practice.

BJN; 2010; 19(8): 477-480.

Towards A Multidimensional Patient Reported Outcome Measures Assessment: Development and Validation of a questionnaire for patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis / Spondyloarthritis.

Accepted for publication in Joint Bone Spine April 2010.

Incorporating Patient Reported Outcome Measures in Clinical Practice: Development and Validation of a questionnaire for Inflammatory arthritis.

Accepted for publication in Clinical Experimental Rheumatology, May 2010.

Invited Reviews:

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Use of ultrasonography and MRI in the evaluation of knee joint affection: Current Status and Future Directions.

Medical Imaging International 2001; 11(6): 18-23.

The Evolving Therapy of Rheumatic Diseases. The Future is Now.

Current DrugTargets-Immune, Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders. 2002; 2(1):1-11.

Tumor Necrosis Factor-? Blockade in rheumatoid arthritis: Responders Vs non responders.

Medicinal Chemistry Reviews. 2004; 1(3): 361-8.

Management of Osteoporosis: Seeing the Future.

Medicinal Chemistry Reviews. 2004; 1(4): 493-500.

The expanding role of tumor Necrosis Factor-? inhibitors in the management of rheumatic diseases.

Medicinal Chemistry Reviews. 2004; 1(4): 479-91.

Rheumatoid Arthritis: a challenge to the geriatrician (part I).

Geriartic Med 2006; 1: 37-42.

Rheumatoid Arthritis: a challenge to the geriatrician (part II).

Geriartic Med 2006; 2: 83-87.

NSAID guidelines: a clinical perspective.

Geriatric Med 2006; 9: 48-55.

Books:

Basic Rheumatology for Postgraduates, 1995, 2001 (second edition), Advanced Digital Electronics (Pub.).

Abstracts:

Association of B44 with Rheumatoid Interstitial Lung Disease.

Arthritis. Rheum. 1992; 35(9): S85.

Validity of Deoxypyridinoline Crosslinks Measurement as a Marker of Radiographic Severity of Knee Osteoarthritis.

Ann Rheum Dis 1999; 58 (Suppl): 261, (Abstract).

Pathophysiological Approach to Bone Turnover in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Ann Rheum Dis 1999; 58 (Suppl): 236.

Measurement of Shoulder Abductor Muscles Strength in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Using Modified Sphygmomanometer.

Ann Rheum Dis 1999; 58 (Suppl): 142.

Re-evaluation of ultrasound therapy in the treatment of planter heel Pain.

Ann Rheum Dis 1999; 58 (Suppl): 148.

Hyperuricemia and Associated Metabolic Abnormalities; Its relation to Proximal Tubular Sodium Handling.

Arthritis Rheumatism 2000; 43 (9): S121.

Pathergy Test in Behcet's disease: Lack of correlation with clinical Manifestations.

Arthritis Rheumatism 2000; 43 (9): S362.

Osteoarticular Brucellosis: are we in need to revise our therapeutic policy?

Arthritis Rheumatism 2001; 44 (9): S348.

Comparison of parotid gland ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging in the evaluation of xerostomia in Sjogren's Syndrome patients.

Arthritis Rhematism 2001; 44 (9): S141.

The prevalence of Helicobacter Pylori infection in patients with Sjogren's Syndrome.

Ann Rheum Dis 2002; 61 (Suppl 1): 224.

Seroprevalence of Hyperprolactinemia in patients with Sjogren's Syndrome.

Ann Rheum Dis 2002; 61 (Suppl 1): 224.

Risk Factors for H. Pylori infection in patients with Sjogren's Syndrome.

Ann Rheum Dis. 2003; 62(6): S462.

Quantitative ultrasonography and Magnetic resonance imaging of the parotid gland: can they replace the histopathologic studies in patients with Sjogren's syndrome.

Ann Rheum Dis. 2003; 62(6): S233.

Quantitative ultrasound in Carpal tunnel syndrome: is it time to say farewell to nerve conduction studies?

Arthritis Rheum. 2003; 48(9): S90.

Short term outcome after anti-TNF alpha therapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Do we need to revise our assessment criteria?

Arthritis Rheum. 2004; 50(9): S374.

Establishement of a specialized early arthritis clinic using a systemic and specific protocol for referral and management.

Arthritis Rheum 2005; 52 (9): S121.

Value of clinical and non-clinical parameters as predictors of outcome of early inflammatory arthritis.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2006; 45(S1): i101.

Functional disability in patients with early arthritis: correlation with clinical and radiological parameters.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2006; 45(S1): i102.

Establishment of a carpal tunnel clinic using a systematic and specific protocol for referral and assessment.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2006; 45(S1): i110.

Early persistent inflammatory synovitis assessment (EPISA): a scoring system for prediction of outcome of early arthritis.

Ann Rheum Dis 2006; 65(SII): 147.

Guidelines for anti-inflammatory drug therapy: validity of a self administered questionnaire to stratify the patients according to their risk factors.

Ann Rheum Dis 2006; 65(SII): 167.

Development and validation of a new self-administered questionnaire for clinical diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome.

Ann Rheum Dis 2006; 65(SII): 259.

A new self-administered questionnaire for global assessment of symptoms severity and functional status of patients with carpal tunnel syndrome.

Ann Rheum Dis 2006; 65(SII): 259.

Guidelines for osteoporosis drug therapy: validity of a self-administered questionnaire to stratify the patients according to their risk factors.

Ann Rheum Dis 2006; 65(SII): 417.

Development and validation of a referral model for direct access DXA scanning (DADS) for standard clinical practice.

Ann Rheum Dis 2006; 65(SII): 642.

Validation of the modified self-administered questionnaire for assessment of functional status in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome.

Arthritis Rheum 2006; 54(9): S650.

Diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome: How far can we rely on clinical assessment.

Arthritis Rheum 2006; 54(9): S651.

A DEVELOPED MULTIDIMENSIONAL HEALTH ASSESSMENT QUESTIONNAIRE: USE FOR STANDARD CLINICAL CARE OF PATIENTS WITH RHEUMATIC DISEASES.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2007; 46(S1): i84.

AXIAL VS PERIPHERAL BONE MINERAL DENSITY CHANGES AFTER INITIATION OF ANDROGEN DEPRIVATION THERAPY IN MEN WITH PROSTATE CANCER.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2007; 46(S1): i126.

SENSITIVITY TO CHANGE OF THE CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME GLOBAL SEVERITY SCORING SYSTEM: A PROSPECTIVE STUDY.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2007; 46(S1): i123.

STEROID INDUCED OSTEOPOROSIS: DISCORDANCE IN BONE MASS MEASUREMENT AT DIFFERENT SITES.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2007; 46(S1): i126.

THE IMPACT OF VERTEBRAL FRAGILITY FRACTURES ON HEALTH RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE IN PATIENTS WITH OSTEOPOROSIS.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2007; 46(S1): i126.

TWO-YEAR OUTCOME IN A COHORT OF PATIENTS WITH EARLY PERSISTENT INFLAMMATORY ARTHRITIS: HEALTH STATUS AND DISEASE ACTIVITY.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2007; 46(S1): i92.

Treatment of methotrexate associated mouth ulcers: what are the options?

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2008; 47(S2): ii30.

Fatigue score in RA patients treated with biologic therapy: is reliable and responsive to change in disease activity.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2008; 47(S2): ii106.

Three year outcome in a cohort of patients with early persistent inflammatory arthritis: health status and disease activity.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2008; 47(S2): ii109.

Outcome measures in rheumatoid arthritis in standard clinical practice: patient self report joint tenderness Vs physician performed joint evaluation.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2008; 47(S2): ii106.

A developed low back pain questionnaire: use for standard care of patients with low back pain.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2008; 47(S2): ii182.

Transdermal buprenorphine in clinical practice: effectiveness and tolerability in patients suffering from chronic musculoskeletal pain.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2008; 47(S2): ii109.

Development and validation of the health assessment questionnaire for spondyloarthriropathies.

Ann Rheum Dis 2008; 67(SII): 384.

Evaluating changes in health status: sensitivity to change of the health assessment questionnaire for spondyloarthropathies in patients with ankylosing spondylitis treated with anti-TNF-alpha therapy.

Ann Rheum Dis 2008; 67(SII): 384.

Short-term efficacy of combination therapy for acute discogenic sciatica: a randomized trial.

Ann Rheum Dis 2008; 67(SII): 554.

Validation of the developed Arabic low back pain questionnaire: use for standard care of patients with low back pain.

Ann Rheum Dis 2008; 67(SII): 554.

FAILURE OF METHOTREXATE THERAPY IN APTIENTS WITH EARLY PERSISTENT INFLAMMATORY ARTHRITIS: TO SWITCH, TO ADD ANOTHER DMARD, OR TO GO FOR BIOLOGIC THERAPY?

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2009; 48(Suppl 1):i67.

RECURRENT GREATER TROCHANTERIC BURSITIS: AN ATYPICAL PRESENTATION OF DISC PROLAPE/NERVE ROOT IRRITATION AT L4/5.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2009; 48(Suppl 1): i94.

MASSAGE IN CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME: A RATIONAL APPROACH.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2009; 48(Suppl 1): i94-95.

ASSESSMENT OF FALLS RISK IN PATIENTS WITH RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS IN THE STANDARD RHEUMATOLOGY PRACTICE: MISSION POSSIBLE.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2009; 48(Suppl 1): i128.

OUTCOME MEASURES IN RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS: PATIENT SELF-REPORT JOINT TENDERNESS IS RELIABLE AND RESPONSIVE TO CHANGE IN DISEASE ACTIVITY.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2009; 48(Suppl 1): i141.

GERONTRORHEUMATOLOGY: DO WE NEED A SPECIAL OUTPATIENT SERVICE? A COMPARATIVE STUDY.

Ann Rheum Dis 2009; 68 (SIII): 571.

Shadows at the end of the Carpal Tunnel: Analysis of the patho-physiology in patients with recurrent carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms.

Ann Rheum Dis 2009; 68 (SIII): 327.

THE ELECTRONIC RECORDING OF OUTCOME MEASURES IN INFLAMMATORY ARTHRITIS: IS THERE A ROOM FOR THE SECOND GENERATION?

Ann Rheum Dis 2009; 68 (SIII): 737.

Predictors of clinical response to DMARD therapy in patients with early persistent inflammatory arthritis.

Ann Rheum Dis 2009; 68 (SIII): 554.

Patient Reported Outcomes in Inflammatory Arthritis: Development and Validation of a Combined Questionnaire for Functional Impairment and Quality of Life Assessment.

Arthritis Rheum 2009; 60 (10): S371.

Five-Year Outcome of Early Arthritis Clinic: A NICE Effect on the Patients' Outcome.

Accepted for publication in the BSR meeting April 2010.

OSTEOPOROSIS, FALLS AND FRACTURES: 3 CONFOUNDERS IN ONE EQUATION: DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDITY OF A NEW FORM FOR ASSESSMENT OF PATIENTS REFERRED FOR DXA SCANNING.

Accepted for publication in the BSR meeting April 2010.

Predictor of Falls Risk CLINICAL RESPONSE TO DMARD THERAPY IN PATIENTS WITH EARLY PERSISTENT INFLAMMATORY ARTHRITIS.

Accepted for publication in the BSR meeting April 2010.

Incorporating Patient Reported Outcome Measures in Clinical Practice: Development and Validation of a PROMs questionnaire for Inflammatory arthritis.

Accepted for publication in the BSR meeting April 2010.

Further Analysis of Helplessness Measurement in Inflammatory Arthritis/ Spondyloarthritis: The Development of the Modified Rheumatology Attitude Index.

Accepted for publication in the BSR meeting April 2010.

Responsiveness to Change of the Multidimensional Patient Reported Outcome Measures Questionnaire for patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis / Spondyloarthritis.

Accepted for publication in the BSR meeting April 2010.

Efficacy and safety profile of Oxycodone/Naloxone in patients with severe musculoskeletal pain not responding to codeine therapy.

Accepted for publication in the BSR meeting April 2010.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Vs Psoriatic arthritis: Clinical and US assessment of the wrist and hand joints.

Accepted for publication in the BSR meeting April 2010.

Electronic Recording of Ankylosing Spondylitis Outcome Measures in the Standard Clinical Practice: Back to the Future.

Accepted for publication in the EULAR meeting, June 2010.

The Modified Rheumatology Attitude Index as a Measure of Helplessness in Ankylosing Sondylitis/ Spondyloarthritis Patients.

Accepted for publication in the EULAR meeting, June 2010.

Psychometric outcome measures in Early Vs Late Ankylosing Spondylitis patients.

Accepted for publication in the EULAR meeting, June 2010.

Sexual dysfunction in Rheumatoid Arthritis patients: A sensitive but hot issue that should be handled in the standard rheumatology practice.

Accepted for publication in the EULAR meeting, June 2010.

Osteoporosis, and Falls risk assessment and management: redesigning the care via electronic recording of the patients' measures and risk factors.

Accepted for publication in the EULAR meeting, June 2010.