EULAR Recommendations: Recommendations for conducting and reporting clinical trials

Following is a list of EULAR Recommendations for conducting / reporting clinical trials, dating back to 2006. Scroll down the page for the full overview:

 

2022

Paul Studenic, Tanja A Stamm, Erika Mosor, Ilaria Bini, Nele Caeyers, Laure Gossec, Marios Kouloumas, Elena Nikiphorou, Wendy Olsder, Ivan Padjen, Sofia Ramiro, Simon Stones, Tanita-Christina Wilhelmer and Alessia Alunno
Development of EULAR points to consider/recommendations for including the perspective of young patients with inflammatory arthritis into patient-reported outcomes measures
First published July 29, 2022. RMD Open 2022;8:e002576. doi: 10.1136/rmdopen-2022-002576
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Silvia Magni-Manzoni, Valentina Muratore, Jelena Vojinović, Denise Pires Marafon, Maria Antonietta D'Agostino, Esperanza Naredo
Guide/Recommendations for The Conduct, Content and Format of EULAR/PReS Paediatric Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Courses
First published July 7, 2022. RMD Open 2022;8:e002455. doi: 10.1136/rmdopen-2022-002455
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Aurélie Najm, Félicie Costantino, Stefano Alivernini, Alessia Alunno, Elettra Bianchi, Jacqueline Bignall, Brendan Boyce, Juan D Cañete, Francesco Carubbi, Patrick Durez, João Eurico Fonseca, Søren Andreas Just, Raquel Largo, Antonio Manzo, Mark Maybury, Esperanza Naredo, Carl Orr, Costantino Pitzalis, Felice Rivellese, Vasco C Romão, Jef van Rompay, Sander W Tas, Douglas J Veale, Maria-Antonietta D'Agostino, Andrew Filer
EULAR points to consider for minimal reporting requirements in synovial tissue clinical applications and research in rheumatology
Published Online First: 24 February 2022. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2021-221875
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Delphine Sophie Courvoisier, kim Lauper, Joanna Kedra, Maarten de Wit, Bruno Fautrel, Thomas Frisell, Kimme L Hyrich, Florenzo Iannone, Pedro M Machado, Lykke Midtbøll Ørnbjerg, Ziga Rotar, Maria Jose Santos, Tanja A Stamm, Simon R Stones, Anja Strangfeld, Sytske Anne Bergstra, Robert B M Landewé, Axel Finckh
EULAR points to consider when analysing and reporting comparative effectiveness research using observational data in rheumatology
Published Online First: 20 January 2022. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2021-221307
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2021

Christian Dejaco, Pedro M Machado, Francesco Carubbi, Philipp Bosch, Lene Terslev, Giorgio Tamborrini, Luca Maria Sconfienza, Carlo Alberto Scirè, Sebastian Ruetten, Jef van Rompay, Fabian Proft, Costantino Pitzalis, Marina Obradov, Rikke Helene Moe, Vasco V Mascarenhas, Clara Malattia, Andrea Sabine Klauser, Alison Kent, Lennart Jans, Wolfgang Hartung, Hilde Berner Hammer, Christina Duftner, Peter V Balint, Alessia Alunno, Xenofon Baraliakos
EULAR recommendations for the use of imaging to guide interventional procedures in patients with Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases (RMD)
First published December 10, 2021. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2022;81:760-767
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Kulveer Mankia, Heidi J Siddle, Andreas Kerschbaumer, Deshire Alpizar Rodriguez, Irinel Catrina, Juan D Cañete, Andrew P Cope, Claire Immediato Daien, Kevin D Deane, Hani El Gabalawy, Axel Finckh, V Michael Holers, Marios Koloumas, Francesca Ometto, Karim Raza, Condruta Zabalan, Annette van der Helm-van Mil, Dirkjan van Schaardenburg, Daniel Aletaha, Paul Emery
EULAR points to consider for conducting clinical trials and observational studies in individuals at risk of rheumatoid arthritis
Published Online First: 06 August 2021. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2021-220884
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Félicie Costantino, Loreto Carmona, Maarten Boers, Marina Backhaus, Peter V Balint, George A Bruyn, Robin Christensen, Philip G Conaghan, Ricardo J O Ferreira, Juan Luis Garrido-Castro, Francis Guillemin, Hilde Berner Hammer, Désirée van der Heijde, Annamaria Iagnocco, Marion C Kortekaas, Robert BM Landewé, Peter Mandl, Esperanza Naredo, Wolfgang A Schmidt, Lene Terslev, Caroline B Terwee, Ralf Thiele, Maria-Antonietta D'Agostino
EULAR recommendations for the reporting of ultrasound studies in rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs) 
Published Online First: 22 January 2021. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2020-219816
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2020

Yvette Meissner, Rebecca Fischer-Betz, Laura Andreoli, Nathalie Costedoat-Chalumeau, Diederik De Cock, Radboud J E M Dolhain, Frauke Forger, Doreen Goll, Anna Molto, Catherine Nelson-Piercy, Rebecca Özdemir, Luigi Raio, Sebastian Cruz Rodríguez-García, Savino Sciascia, Marianne Wallenius, Astrid Zbinden, Angela Zink, Anja Strangfeld
EULAR recommendations for a core data set for pregnancy registries in rheumatology 
Published Online First: 14 October 2020. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2021;80:49-56
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2019

Laure Gossec, Joanna Kedra, Hervé Servy, Aridaman Pandit, Simon Stones, Francis Berenbaum, Axel Finckh, Xenofon Baraliakos, Tanja A Stamm, David Gomez-Cabrero, Christian Pristipino, Remy Choquet, Gerd R Burmester, Timothy R D J Radstake
EULAR points to consider for the use of big data in rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases
Published Online First: 22 June 2019. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2019-215694
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2018

Helga Radner, Katerina Chatzidionysiou, Elena Nikiphorou, Laure Gossec, Kimme L Hyrich, Condruta Zabalan, Yvonne van Eijk-Hustings, Paula R. Williamson, Andra Balanescu, Gerd R. Burmester, Loreto Carmona, Maxime Dougados, Axel Finckh, Glenn Haugeberg, Merete Lund Hetland, Susan Oliver, Duncan Porter, Karim Raza, Patrick Ryan, Maria Jose Santos, Annette van der Helm-van Mil, Piet van Riel, Gabrielle von Krause, Jakub Zavada, William G Dixon, Johan Askling
EULAR recommendations for a core data set to support observational research and clinical care in rheumatoid arthritis                                                                                      Available online 4 January 2018                                                                                                       Read this recommendation

 


2017

Jelena Vojinovic, Angela Tincani, Alberto Sulli, Stefano Soldano, Laura Andreoli, Francesca Dall'Ara, Ruxandra Ionescu, Katarina Simic Pasalic, Inete Balcune, Ivan Ferraz-Amaro, Małgorzata Tlustochowicz, Irena Butrimiene, Egle Punceviciene, Natalia Toroptsova, Simeon Grazio, Jadranka Morovic-Vergles, Pavol Masaryk, Kati Otsa, Miguel Bernardes, Vladimira Boyadzhieva, Fausto Salaffi, Maurizio Cutolo
European multicentre pilot survey to assess vitamin D status in rheumatoid arthritis patients and early development of a new Patient Reported Outcome questionnaire (D-PRO)
Available online 6 March 2017
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2016

Athan Baillet, Laure Gossec, Loreto Carmona, Maarten de Wit,Yvonne van Eijk-Hustings, Heidi Bertheussen, Kent Alison, Mette Toft, Marios Kouloumas, Ricardo J O Ferreira, Susan Oliver, Andrea Rubbert-Roth,Sander van Assen, William G Dixon, Axel Finckh, Angela Zink, Joel Kremer, Tore K Kvien, Michael Nurmohamed, Desirée van der Heijde, Maxime Dougados
Points to consider for reporting, screening for and preventing selected comorbidities in chronic inflammatory rheumatic diseases in daily practice: a EULAR initiative
Ann Rheum Dis doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2016-209233
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2015

Heidi A Zangi, Mwidimi Ndosi, Jo Adams, Lena Andersen, Christina Bode, Carina Boström, Yvonne van Eijk-Hustings, Laure Gossec, Jana Korandová, Gabriel Mendes, Karin Niedermann, Jette Primdahl, Michaela Stoffer, Marieke Voshaar, Astrid van Tubergen
EULAR recommendations for patient education for people with inflammatory arthritis
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2015;74:954-962 - Published in print 1 June 2015
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Maya H Buch, Lucia Silva-Fernandez, Loreto Carmona, Daniel Aletaha, Robin Christensen, Bernard Combe, Paul Emery, Gianfranco Ferraccioli, Francis Guillemin, Tore K Kvien, Robert Landewe, Karel Pavelka, Kenneth Saag, Josef S Smolen, Deborah Symmons, Désirée van der Heijde, Joep Welling, George Wells, Rene Westhovens, Angela Zink, Maarten Boers
EULAR recommendations for the reporting of clinical trial extension studies in rheumatology
Ann Rheum Dis 2015;74:963-969 doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2013-204948
Published 8 May 2015

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2014

Raphaèle Seror, Simon J Bowman, Pilar Brito-Zeron, Elke Theander, Hendrika Bootsma, Athanasios Tzioufas, Jacques-Eric Gottenberg, Manel Ramos-Casals, Thomas Dörner, Philippe Ravaud, Claudio Vitali, Xavier Mariette
EULAR Sjögren's syndrome disease activity index (ESSDAI): a user guide
RMD Open 2015;1:e000022 doi:10.1136/rmdopen-2014-00002
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2011

Christian Beyer, Jörg H W Distler, Yannick Allanore, Martin Aringer, Jérôme Avouac, Làszlo Czirjak, Maurizio Cutolo, Nemanja Damjanov, Francesco Del Galdo, Kim Fligelstone, Serena Guiducci, Otylia Kowal-Bielecka, Jacob  M van Laar, Marco Matucci-Cerinic, Ulf Müller-Ladner, Gabriela Riemekasten, Ingo H Tarner, Alan Tyndall, Ann Tyrrell Kennedy, Gabriele Valentini, Serena Vettori, Ulrich A Walker, Christopher Denton, Oliver Distler, the EUSTAR Biobanking Group
EUSTAR biobanking: recommendations for the collection, storage and distribution of biospecimens in scleroderma research
Ann Rheum Dis 2011;70:1178-1182 doi:10.1136/ard.2010.142489 Published Online First 1 February 2011
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M P T de Wit, S E Berlo, G J Aanerud, D Aletaha, J W Bijlsma, L Croucher, J A P Da Silva, B Glüsing, L Gossec, S Hewlett, M Jongkees, D Magnusson, M Scholte-Voshaar, P Richards, C Ziegler, T A Abma
European League Against Rheumatism recommendations for the inclusion of patient representatives in scientific projects
Ann Rheum Dis 2011;70:722-726 Published Online First: 20 January 2011
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2010

WG Dixon, L Carmona, A Finckh, ML Hetland, TK Kvien, R Landewe, J Listing, PJ Nicola, U Tarp, A Zink, J Askling
EULAR points to consider when establishing, analysing and reporting safety data of biologics registers in rheumatology
Ann Rheum Dis 2010 Sep;69 (9): 1596-602; Published Online First 4 June 2010
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2009

Marta Mosca, Chiara Tani, Martin Aringer, Stefano Bombardieri, Dimitrios Boumpas, Robin Brey, Ricard Cervera, Andrea Doria, David Jayne, Munther A Khamashta, Annegret Kuhn, Caroline Gordon, Michelle Petri, Ole Petter Rekvig, Matthias Schneider, Yaniv Sherer, Yehuda Shoenfeld, Josef S Smolen, Rosaria Talarico, Angela Tincani, Ronald F van Vollenhoven, Michael M Ward, Victoria P Werth, Loreto Carmona
EULAR Recommendations for monitoring systemic lupus erythematosus patients in clinical practice and in observational studies 
Ann Rheum Dis. Jul 2010; 69: 1269-1274; Published Online First: 5 November 2009
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2008

Macfarlane GJ, Pallewatte N, Paudyal P, Blyth FM, Coggon D, Crombez G, Linton S, Leino-Arjas P, Silman AJ, Smeets RJ, van der Windt D.
Task Force on Measurement of Work-related Psychosocial Risk Factors for Musculoskeletal Disorders
Evaluation of work-related psychosocial factors and regional musculoskeletal pain: results from a EULAR Task Force. Ann Rheum Dis 2009 Jun;68(6):885-91). Published Online First: 22 August 2008
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C Gordon, G K Bertsias, J P A Ioannidis, J Boletis, S Bombardieri, R Cervera, C Dostál, G Font, I-M Gilboe, F Houssiau, T WJ Huizinga, D Isenberg, C G M Kallenberg, M A Khamashta, J-C Piette, M Schneider, J S Smolen, G Sturfelt, A Tincani, R Van Vollenhoven and D T Boumpas
EULAR points to consider for conducting clinical trials in systemic lupus erythematosus
Ann Rheum Dis., April 2009; 68: 470 - 476. Published Online First: 3 April 2008
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D Aletaha, R Landewe, T Karonitsch, J Bathon, M Boers, C Bombardier, S Bombardieri, H Choi, B Combe, M Dougados, P Emery, J Gomez-Reino, E Keystone, G Koch, T K Kvien, E Martin-Mola, M Matucci-Cerinic, K Michaud, J ODell, H Paulus, T Pincus, P Richards, L Simon, J Siegel, J S Smolen, T Sokka, V Strand, P Tugwell, D van der Heijde, P van Riel, S Vlad, R van Vollenhoven, M Ward, M Weinblatt, G Wells, B White, F Wolfe, B Zhang, A Zink, D Felson
Reporting disease activity in clinical trials of patients with rheumatoid arthritis: EULAR/ACR collaborative recommendations
Ann Rheum Dis., Oct 2008; 67: 1360 - 1364. Accepted 4 June 2008
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2006

B Hellmich, O Flossmann, W L Gross, P Bacon, J W Cohen-Tervaert,
L Guillevin, D Jayne, A Mahr, P A Merkel, H Raspe, D GI Scott, J Witter,
H Yazici and R A Luqmani
EULAR recommendations for conducting clinical studies and/or clinical trials in systemic vasculitis: Focus on ANCA-associated vasculitis
Ann Rheum Dis, May 2007; 66: 605 - 617. Published Online First: 14 December 2006
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