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Report: Interventional Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Workshop , 29th October 2010
21 Dec 2010
The Malaysian Society of Rheumatology (MSR) and Ministry of Health Malaysia had successfully held this workshop on the 29th October 2010 at Selayang Hospital, Selangor.

Updated MSR Conference Bursary Scheme - Updated: 25-05-2014
In line with one of the objectives of the Malaysian Society of Rheumatology (MSR) to promote research and scientific knowledge in the field of rheumatology through discussions, reports and publication...

Arthritis & Rheumatism - American College of Rheumatology
Arthritis & Rheumatism is an official journal of the American College of Rheumatology and covers all aspects of inflammatory disease. The journal is published by John Wiley & Sons, and is available online via Wiley Online Library.

International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases
The International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases is published four times per year. It publishes original articles on clinical or experimental research pertinent to the rheumatic diseases, work on connective tissue diseases and other immune and allergic disorders.

Anti TNF therapy and inflammatory arthtritis Recommendations
Biologic Therapy for Inflammatory Arthritis Ministry of Health Recommendations

Chronic inflammatory arthropathies such as Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) and Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) are associated with significant morbidity and disability. These may result in decreased quality of life, loss of productivity and increased health cost. According to Malaysian data on the burden of disease published in 2004, musculoskeletal disorders ranked 3rd among diseases in females. The total drug expenditure in 2005 for the treatment of inflammatory and rheumatic diseases is RM 50.7 million, ranking 5th as the most prescribed group of drugs and forms 7.8% of the top 40 prescribed drugs in Malaysia (1).


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