Psoriatic arthritis is associated with accelerated coronary plaque formation, particularly mixed plaques, independent of metabolic disease.
In patients with psoriatic arthritis, increasing levels of HLA-B27 are associated with more severe sonographic enthesitis.
The risk for aortic regurgitation and cardiac rhythm abnormalities was evaluated in a nationwide cohort of patients with spondyloarthritis.
Results from the phase 3 SPIRIT-P1 study show that treatment with ixekizumab every 2 or 4 weeks in patients with active psoriatic arthritis demonstrated sustained efficacy and a favorable safety profile.
Patients with psoriatic arthritis who are taking apremilast experienced early symptom relief and sustained clinical improvement through 1 year of treatment.
A cohort study was conducted to determine the long-term outcomes especially of cardiovascular and kidney diseases in patients with psoriatic arthritis with comorbid hyperuricemia.
There is a higher risk for liver disease in patients with inflammatory disorders.
The FDA has approved tofacitinib and tofacitinib extended release to treat active psoriatic arthritis.
Investigators compared composite scores defining low disease activity state or remission in an existing real-life data set of patients with PsA.
Disease severity and activity in psoriatic arthritis may predict coronary plaque burden better than traditional risk factors.
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