Osteoarthritis in the practice of a family doctor: differential diagnostic aspects

Prof. Korzh O.M., PHD Korzh I.V. Kharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education Sytenko Institute of Spine and Joint Pathology of National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine Osteoarthritis is a serious interdisciplinary problem that is relevant for a number of clinical specialties: therapists, rheumatologists, orthopedists, professional pathologists. Modern research on this problem indicates the pronounced…

Improving the effectiveness of teaching problematic issues of rheumatology at the stage of postgraduate education by integrating immunological knowledge.

Prof. A.P. Kuzmina, PHD O.M. Lazarenko Dniprovskiy State Medical University Clinical immunology is becoming an increasingly important area, in terms of its widespread use, in the teaching of rheumatology in cycles of thematic improvement. Purpose: development of a new diagnostic and therapeutic strategy for teaching rheumatological aspects based on the use of immunological knowledge. Rheumatologists…

The problem of osteoporosis in general medical practice: prevalence, risk factors, genetic predictors. Role of chronic pancreatitis and hypertensive disease in the formation of secondary osteoporosis.

PhD T. Viun, PhD S. Viun, PhD A. Andrusha, as. A. Marchenko Kharkiv National Medical University The combination of socially significant common chronic non-infectious diseases of internal organs, the interaction of their pathogenetic links quite often leads to the development of complications that affect the course of the main nosology. Among these tandems, chronic pancreatitis…

Autoimmune thyroiditis: a look at the problem through the eyes of a family doctor

E.Ya Nikolenko., O.A. Salun, K.V.Vovk, E.L.Pavlova N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Department of General Practice-Family Medicine This article is about autoimmune thyroid disease, the causes of this pathology, factors of development of AIT. Recent studies have shown that gene mutations, including regulatory genes, cause the development of thyroid, including AIT, so far there is no…

Diagnosis and treatment of a patient with back pain

Prof. Korzh O.M.1, PHD Korzh I.V.2 1-Kharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Ukraine 2-Institute of Spine and Joint Pathology, Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine  Back pain due to socio-economic losses in recent years has become a leading cause of disability, therefore the especially urgent problem of rapid effective pain relief and rehabilitation of this…

Systemic diseases of the connective tissue. Systemic lupus erythematosus: prevalence, etiopathogenesis, serological diagnosis

Prof. L.M. Pasiyeshvili, prof. N.M. Zheleznyakova Kharkov National Medical University The paper considers the general issues of systemic diseases of the connective tissue, the classification of diseases. Systemic lupus erythematosus is considered as an example of such a disease: issues of etiology, pathogenesis, serological diagnosis. Characterization of research methods and assessment of their sensitivity are…

Systemic vasculitis as an interdisciplinary problem: diagnostics, verification and classification of diseases

Prof. L.M. Pasiyeshvili. Kharkiv National Medical University Department of General Practice — Family Medicine and Internal Diseases. In the work the questions of etiopathogenesis and diagnostics of systemic vasculitis are considered; Clinical classifications and stages of diagnostic search are presented. The characteristic of genetic markers of individual systemic vasculitis is given. Key Words: systemic vasculitis,…

Topical issues of timely diagnostics and tactics of care patients with signs of giant cell arteritis

Prof. A.P. Kuzmina State institution Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy of the Ministry of Healt of Ukraine Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is a vasculitis affecting mainly large and medium-sized arteries, which the classification of systemic vasculitides refers to as those mainly involving the large vessels. GCA is typified by the involvement of extracranial aortic branches and intracranial…

Rheumatoid arthritis: definition, clinical and pathogenetic aspects.

Prof. O.V. Sinachenko, prof. L.M. Pasiyeshvili*. Donetsk National Medical University, Ministry of Health of Ukraine, *Kharkiv National Medical University, Ministry of Health of Ukraine. The work presents modern views on the etiology and pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis, defines the clinical manifestations of the osteoarticular syndrome and extra-articular signs. Diagnostics criteria of disease are presented. Individual…

Arthralgic syndrome: verification, validation and evaluation approaches

Prof. Sinachenko O.V. *, prof. Pasiyeshvili L.M. Donetsk National Medical University*, Kharkiv National Medical University. The paper describes the characteristic and mechanisms of pain syndrome formation in various joint diseases; diagnostic scoring scales are given. Key words: pain joint syndrome, pathogenesis, diagnostics. https://dx.doi.org/10.15407/internalmed2017.02.004 Sinachenko OV, Pasiyeshvili LM. [Arthralgic syndrome: verification, validation and evaluation approaches]. z….