6) The lower value was explained due to the strict use of the American Rheumatism Association (ARA) 1987 revised criteria for the classification of RA since the 1958 ARA criteria or the Rome criteria had been used in some earlier studies.
What does ARA stand for?
ARA stands for American Rheumatism Association
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We have 389 other meanings of ARA in our Acronym Attic
- Altstoff Recycling Austria (est. 1993; Vienna, Austria)
- Amateur Rowing Association (UK)
- American Railway Association
- American Red Angus (magazine; Red Angus Association of America)
- American Relief Administration (foreign aid group)
- American Remount Association
- American Rental Association
- American Restroom Association (now North American Restroom Association)
- American Retirees Association
- American Revenue Association
- American Romagnola Association
- American Running Association
- Amis de la Reliure d'Art (French: Friends of the Art of Bookbinding; est. 1982)
- Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Antwerp (shipping industry)
- Androgen Receptor-Associated Coregulator
- Animal Research Act (Australia)
- Animal Rights Activist
- Animal Rights Africa
- Annual Reports and Accounts
- Annual Review of Agriculture
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Subject has RA that was diagnosed according to the 1987 revised criteria of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR); formerly, the American Rheumatism Association at least 6 months prior to Screening.
Additionally, patients needed to be symptomatically defined as self-reported mild to severe pain for most days of the week for at least 6 months before study entry, be functional Classes I-III of the American Rheumatism Association (ARA), and have a body mass index (BMI) [greater than or equal to]27 and [greater than or equal to]40.
Palella presented his findigns last week at the American Rheumatism Association meeting in Washington, D.
at the 51st annual scientific meeting of the American Rheumatism Association