Rheumatology

RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS [Greek: rheuma, flux]  Described by French physician, Augustin Jacob Landre-Beauvis(1772–1840). The term ‘rheumatoid arthritis’ was coined by Sir Alfred Baring Garrod (1819–1909) in 1858 to denote a form of arthritis which differed from gout. It was noticed that jaundice had a beneficial effect on rheumatoid arthritis and in 1938 Philip Showalter Hench (1896–1965) attempted to treat it with injection of bile salts and was partly successful. In 1948 he noticed that surgery, pregnancy and starvation, which stimulated the adrenal cortex, also improved rheumatoid arthritis. He suggested that cortical hormones should be tested for anti-rheumatoid activity. Edward Calvin Kendall (1886–1972) supplied a few grams of cortisone to Hench in 1948 to conduct a trial, and a dramatic effect of cortisone on certain cases was published by Hench and co-workers in 1949. Phenylbutazone, one of the first anti-inflammatory drugs, was introduced by J. P. Currie, R. A. Brown and G. Will in 1953. Hench, Kendall and Tadeus Reichstein (b 1897)shared the Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology  in 1950.



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Recurrent Effusions into the Right Knee Injury after Injury, Sir Willam Bennet, 29 pages, 1905
Recurrent Effusions into the Right Knee Injury after Injury, Sir Willam Bennet, 29 pages, 1905
£68.00
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Quain's Elements of Anatomy, Osteology-Arthrology, 10th edition of 1896, year 1899
Quain's Elements of Anatomy, Osteology-Arthrology, 10th edition of 1896, year 1899
£72.00
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Gout and Its Cure, J Compton Burnett, James Epps & Co Ltd, London, 1895, First Edition
Gout and Its Cure, J Compton Burnett, James Epps & Co Ltd, London, 1895, First Edition
£98.00
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The Arthropathies - A Handbook of Roentgen Diagnosis, Lorimier, Alfred A de 1943 First Edition
The Arthropathies - A Handbook of Roentgen Diagnosis, Lorimier, Alfred A de 1943 First Edition
£126.00
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Gout and Its Cure, J Compton Burnett, James Epps & Co Ltd, London, 1895, First Edition
Gout and Its Cure, J Compton Burnett, James Epps & Co Ltd, London, 1895, First Edition
£128.00
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Diseases of Children, Sir Archibald E Garrod, Edward Arnold & Co London,Second Edition,  1929
Diseases of Children, Sir Archibald E Garrod, Edward Arnold & Co London,Second Edition, 1929
£145.00
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Autoimmune Diseases, Pathogenesis, Chemistry and Therapy, Ian R Mackay, Macfarlane Burnet,  Illinois, !963 First Edition
Autoimmune Diseases, Pathogenesis, Chemistry and Therapy, Ian R Mackay, Macfarlane Burnet, Illinois, !963 First Edition
£158.00
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Tuberculosis of Bone and Joint, 265 pages, Illustrated, G R Girdlestone, Oxford University Press, First Edition, 1940
Tuberculosis of Bone and Joint, 265 pages, Illustrated, G R Girdlestone, Oxford University Press, First Edition, 1940
£168.00
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A Treatise on Gout and Rheumatic Gout by Sir Alfred Baring Garrod (1819–1907) Illustrated Third Edition 1876
A Treatise on Gout and Rheumatic Gout by Sir Alfred Baring Garrod (1819–1907) Illustrated Third Edition 1876
£195.00
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A Treatise on the Nature and Cure of Gout and Gravel, Scudamore, Charles, Joseph Mallet, Soho, London 1823 Fourth Edition, Leather Bound
A Treatise on the Nature and Cure of Gout and Gravel, Scudamore, Charles, Joseph Mallet, Soho, London 1823 Fourth Edition, Leather Bound
£295.00
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