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Coverage from the

International Congress on Spondyloarthritides (SPA) 2016

September 15 - 17, 2016; Gent, Belgium

September 15 - 17, 2016 Gent, Belgium
  • SPA Unique Gut Microbiome Triggers AS, Research Hints The differences in gut bacteria between carriers of the spondyloarthritis-linked HLA-B27 gene and noncarriers suggest a possible causative role in ankylosing spondylitis (AS), investigators report.
  • SPA Imaging Reliability Varies in Ankylosing Spondylitis The first direct comparison of the three modes of imaging in ankylosing spondylitis showed that some methods are better than others at detecting structural changes in ankylosing spondylitis.

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