Indian Journal of Rheumatology
Official Publication of the Indian Rheumatology Association
The Indian Journal of Rheumatology (IJR, formerly, Journal of Indian Rheumatology Association) is the official, peer-reviewed publication of the Indian Rheumatology Association. The Journal is published quarterly (March, June, September, December) by Elsevier, a division of Reed-Elsevier (India) Private Limited. It is indexed in 'Indmed' and 'Embase'. It is circulated to all bona fide members of IRA and subscribers.
The Journal accepts original articles on clinical or laboratory research in the field of Rheumatology and review articles on topics of current interest (mainly by invitation). In addition, the Journal features articles of educational value to postgraduate students such as' rheumatology quiz', 'What is your diagnosis' and annotated 'International publications of interest from India'. IJR has taken new initiatives to foster rheumatology across the country. These include institution of IJR research fellowships for undergraduate medical students and annual rheumatology quiz for post graduates.
The Editorial Board comprises 60 eminent rheumatologists from India and abroad. Although preference is given to original work carried out in the Indian subcontinent, contributions are welcome from anywhere in the world.
Editor A Aggarwal
Top 10 Cited (articles published in the last five years)
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Arya, V. | Malaviya, A.N. | Raja, R.R. CDAI (clinical disease activity index) in rheumatoid arthritis: Cut-off values for classification into different grades of disease activity Indian Journal of Rheumatology, Volume 2, Issue 3, 2007-09-01, Pages 91-94 Hadda, V. | Handa, R. | Aggarwal, P. | Lakshmy, R. | Kumar, U. | Pandey, R.M. Diseases activity and lipids in rheumatoid arthritis: A prospective study Indian Journal of Rheumatology, Volume 2, Issue 4, 2007-12-01, Pages 137-140 Chopra, A. Community rheumatology in India: A COPCORD driven perspective Indian Journal of Rheumatology, Volume 4, Issue 3, 2009-09-01, Pages 119-126 Pandya, S. Methotrexate and hydroxychloroquine combination therapy in chronic chikungunya arthritis: A 16 week study Indian Journal of Rheumatology, Volume 3, Issue 3, 2008-09-01, Pages 93-97 Misra, R. | Sharma, B.L. | Gupta, R. | Pandya, S. | Agarwal, S. | Agarwal, P. | Grover, S. | Sarma, P. | Wangjam, K. Indian Rheumatology Association consensus statement on the management of adults with rheumatoid arthritis Indian Journal of Rheumatology, Volume 3, Issue 3 SUPPLEMENT, 2008-11-01, Pages S1-S16 Narayanan, K. | Anand, K.P. Long-term follow up of infliximab therapy in inflammatory arthritis Indian Journal of Rheumatology, Volume 2, Issue 1, 2007-03-01, Pages 8-10 Davatchi, F. Behcet's disease: Global perspective Indian Journal of Rheumatology, Volume 2, Issue 2, 2007-06-01, Pages 65-71 Padmakumar, B. | Jayan, J.B. | Menon, R.M.R. | Krishnankutty, B. | Payippallil, R. | Nisha, R.S. Comparative evaluation of four therapeutic regimes in Chikungunya arthritis: A prospective randomized parallel-group study Indian Journal of Rheumatology, Volume 4, Issue 3, 2009-09-01, Pages 94-101 Sirisena, D. | Marshall, T. | Deighton, C. | Chakravarty, K. Multicenter audit on the use of Leflunomide, in isolation or combination and assessment of adverse effects in rheumatoid arthritis patients Indian Journal of Rheumatology, Volume 6, Issue 1, 2011-03-01, Pages 3-6 Kakati, S. | Doley, B. | Dihingia, P. | Pegu, U. | Pal, S. | Deka, U.J. A clinical study of pulmonary manifestations in systemic lupus erythematosus with special reference to CT findings Indian Journal of Rheumatology, Volume 2, Issue 4, 2007-12-01, Pages 133-136
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