Richard Kwiatek

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Dr. Richard Kwiatek, MBBS, is a rheumatologist in North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia who works with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) and fibromyalgia patients.

In 2004, Dr. Kwiatek was a member of ME/CFS GP Guidelines taskforce which wrote a physician guidebook: "ME/CFS Guidelines Myalgic Encephalopathy (ME)/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) Management Guidelines for General Practitioners."[1]

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  1. http://sacfs.asn.au/download/guidelines.pdf
  2. Leighton R Barnden, Benjamin Crouch, Richard Kwiatek, Richard Burnet, Anacleto Mernone, Steve Chryssidis, Garry Scroop, Peter Del Fante. (2011). A brain MRI study of chronic fatigue syndrome: evidence of brainstem dysfunction and altered homeostasis. Nmr in Biomedicine.
  3. Barnden, LR; Crouch, B; Kwiatek, R; Burnet, R; Del Fante, P (Feb 22, 2015), "Evidence in chronic fatigue syndrome for severity-dependent upregulation of prefrontal myelination that is independent of anxiety and depression", Nmr in Biomedicine, doi:10.1002/nbm.3261 
  4. Barnden, LR; Kwiatek, R; Crouch, B; Burnet, R; Del Fante, P (2016), "Autonomic correlations with MRI are abnormal in the brainstem vasomotor centre in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome", NeuroImage: Clinical, 11: 530-537, doi:10.1016/j.nicl.2016.03.017 
  5. Shan, Zack Y.; Kwiatek, Richard; Burnet, Richard; Del Fante, Peter; Staines, Donald R.; Marshall‐Gradisnik, Sonya; Barnden, Leighton R. (2016), "Progressive brain changes in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome: A longitudinal MRI study", Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 44: 1301–1311, doi:10.1002/jmri.25283 
  6. Ramos, S; Brenu, E; Broadley, S; Kwiatek, R; Ng, J; Nguyen, T; Freeman, S; Staines, D; Marshall-Gradisnik, S (Mar 20, 2016), "Regulatory T, natural killer T and γδ T cells in multiple sclerosis and chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis: a comparison" (PDF), Asian Pac J Allergy Immunol, 2016 (34): 300-305, doi:10.12932/AP0733 
  7. Nelson, Maximillian J.; Buckley, Jonathan D.; Thomson, Rebecca L.; Clark, Daniel; Kwiatek, Richard; Davison, Kade (Dec 2019). "Diagnostic sensitivity of 2-day cardiopulmonary exercise testing in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome". Journal of Translational Medicine. 17 (1). doi:10.1186/s12967-019-1836-0. ISSN 1479-5876. PMID 30871578. 

Myalgic encephalomyelitis or chronic fatigue syndrome

Myalgic encephalomyelitis or M.E. has different diagnostic criteria to chronic fatigue syndrome; neurological symptoms are required but fatigue is an optional symptom.<ref name="ICP2011primer">{{Citation

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