High-resolution computed tomography and rheumatoid arthritis: semi-quantitative evaluation of lung damage and its correlation with clinical and functional abnormalities

Yilmazer B., GÜMÜŞTAŞ S. , Cosan F., Inan N., Ensaroglu F., Erbag G., ...More

RADIOLOGIA MEDICA, vol.121, no.3, pp.181-189, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 121 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11547-015-0590-5
  • Title of Journal : RADIOLOGIA MEDICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.181-189


Background We aimed to establish risk factors for radiological lung damage associated with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and determine whether clinical findings and pulmonary function test were correlated with Warrick score calculated on the basis of high-resolution computed tomography or not.