The Norwegian JIA Study (NorJIA):
NorJIA is a prospective, multicenter, observational study of 250 children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) and 250 healthy controls (for oral issues only), attending the university clinics in in Bergen, Tromsø, or Trondheim. The study will run over 5 years, and include extensive clinical, laboratory, radiological and oral examinations at baseline and after 2 years follow-up. There will be a special focus on the temporomandibular joints (TMJs) with extensive imaging (MRI 3Tesla, ultrasound, OPG, CEPH, Bitewings and CBCT (small FOV for TMJ only) and clinical examination, aiming at establishing scoring systems for active and chronic disease. The study is registered on https://clinicaltrials.gov/ with identifier: NCT03904459.
Research: Microbiota associated with chronic inflammation in saliva is more common in JIA compared to healthy children and some of these bacteria were associated with increased disease activity in JIA...
4 Nov 2020
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