Saturday, 28 April 2018

BSR Spondyloarthritis Special Interest Group (SIG) meeting 2018

The British Society for Rheumatology (BSR) Spondyloarthritis Special Interest Group (SIG) will meet on Tuesday 1st May at 14.15-15.45 at the BSR Conference in Liverpool.

The programme is as follows:

SESSION SIG 08 - Spondyloarthritis SIG
 May 1, 2018, 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM 1B

To increase knowledge and understanding of the unmet needs in spondyloarthritis
Outcome 1
To understand the diagnostic challenges within the spectrum of spondyloarthritis
Outcome 2
To understand and manage the burden of fatigue in spondyloarthritis
Outcome 3
To understand the impact of spondyloarthritis on work disability and productivity

7 Presentations
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM - Chair
Antoni Chan, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, Department of Rheumatology, Reading, UNITED KINGDOM.

2:15 PM - 3:45 PM - Chair
Bruce Kirkham, Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Fondation Trust, Rheumatology, London, UNITED KINGDOM.

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM i141 - Diagnostic challenges in SpA: differentiating PsA from OA using imaging factors
Ai Lyn Tan, Leeds Biomedical Research Centre, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine, University of Leeds, Leeds, UNITED KINGDOM.

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM i142 - Management of fatigue and fibromyalgia in spondyloarthritis
Neil Basu, University of Aberdeen, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Aberdeen, UNITED KINGDOM.

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM i143 - Update from BRITSPA
Andrew Keat, Northwick Park Hospital, Department of Rheumatology, London, UNITED KINGDOM.

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM i144 - Update from BRITPAC
Bruce Kirkham, Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, Rheumatology, London, UNITED KINGDOM.

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM i145 - Understanding and managing the impact of work disability in spondyloarthritis
Suzanne Verstappen, Centre for Musculoskeletal Research, Arthritis Research UK Epidemiology Unit, Manchester, UNITED KINGDOM.

If you are attending the BSR Conference 2018, I look forward to seeing you there.

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