Funding for this research was provided by:
Arthritis Research UK (536042)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-08-27
Received: 15 July 2019
Accepted: 7 August 2019
First Online: 27 August 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Patient data was collected routinely at clinic visits under NHS Health Research Authority Ethics Approval Ref, 11/0101 ‘Investigation of rheumatic disease in teenagers and adults’. As this was a retrospective analysis of anonymised data, collected as part of standard clinical care, participant consent for this study was not obtained.Ethical Approval for the rodent data: UK government Home Office licence, Animal (Scientific Procedures Act, 1986) PPL 7008006.
: This consent is included in NHS Health Research Authority Ethics Approval, Ref 11/0101 ‘Investigation of rheumatic disease in teenagers and adults’.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.