• often
  • Children with systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis often show growth retardation and developmental abnormality, as well as macrophage activation syndrome, a life-threatening complication. (dovepress.com)
  • patients
  • A study at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) finds that the procedure is an excellent option to alleviate pain and improve function in juvenile arthritis patients under age 35 when conservative treatments fail to provide relief. (healthcanal.com)
  • When the implant wears out or is no longer viable, juvenile arthritis patients generally have a revision surgery, or second hip replacement. (healthcanal.com)
  • The surgery in this patient population, although performed by only a small number of specialized orthopedic surgeons, is life-changing for JIA patients," said Mark P. Figgie, M.D. , senior author of the study and chief of the Surgical Arthritis Service at HSS. (healthcanal.com)
  • people
  • On March 6 and 7, more than 400 people affected by arthritis from all across the country will convene in Washington, DC, as part of the Arthritis Foundation's 2017 Advocacy Summit . (arthritis.org)
  • Then they will meet with Members of Congress, educating them about barriers to health care and motivating them to consider all people who live with arthritis when they design health care legislation. (arthritis.org)
  • Approximately 30% of people with juvenile arthritis have Poly JIA. (clinicaltrials.gov)