In rheumatoid arthritis, imaging often helps contribute to early diagnosis, and can assess response to treatment. But all forms of imaging are not equal in RA. While both ultrasound and MRI can visualize synovitis and erosions, only MRI can show osteitis. Dr. Norman B. Gaylis, a practicing rheumatologist in Aventura, Fla., and the president of [...]
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Dr. Norman B. Gaylis SLE, (systemic lupus erythematosus), commonly known as lupus, affects more than half a million people in the United States. This illness is most common among women of child bearing age, however, it can affect females of any age as well as males. Despite the large number of lupus sufferers, there are [...]
Dade-Broward Lupus Foundation of Florida Click here to access the Lupus Lifeline Book. This publication is in PDF format for your convenience. It is published by the Dade-Broward Lupus Foundation of Florida. It contains valuable information abot the disease, the many type of complications it may cause, treatment options, living with lupus, and much more.
Steven G. Ostrov, Robert M. Quencer, Norman B. Gaylis, Roy D. Altman Cerebral Atrophy in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Steroid- or Disease-Induced Phenomenon? Thirty-two patients with systemic lupus erythematosus were evaluated clinically and with computed topography in order to determine whether the occurrence of cerebral atrophy in systemic lupus erythematosus was due to the steroid therapy [...]
Hologic Until recently, MRI was not considered a practical option for rheumatology. Rheumatologists sent their patients to centers with large-magnet MRIs. But often these sites were over booked treating patients with other diseases, and the wait for rheumatology patients was weeks or longer. Even when time on the large magnet systems could be found, positioning [...]
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Dr. Norman B. Gaylis I talked about osteoarthritis in my last article, how it presents itself and how it is the most common form of arthritis affecting 25 to 30 million Americans. In fact, 14 million Americans alone suffer from osteoarthritis of the knee. There have been some major breakthroughs in the medical treatment of [...]
Dr. Norman B. Gaylis What is Osteoarthritis? How does it happen? Why you? How will it affect your daily life?... ...If you recently learned that you have Osteoarthritis, these are probably some of the questions you have been asking. In this column I will try to help you understand Osteoarthritis and learn to live with [...]
Dr. Norman B. Gaylis What is osteoarthritis? How does it happen? Why you? How will it effect your daily life? If you have recently found out that you have osteoarthritis or know someone who has osteoarthritis, these are probably some of the questions you have been asking. In this two-part article I would like to [...]
Dr. Norman B. Gaylis From time to time everyone suffers from aches and pains. These pains may be caused by flu, over exercising, poor posture or fatigue. However, when the pain, stiffness and aching becomes persistent there is probably a medical reason for the discomfort. Many arthritis disorders can cause aches, pains and stiffness. If [...]