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EULAR/PReS Standards for Transitional Care of Juvenile-Onset Rheumatic Diseases

Panel advises that up to 50% of young patients with juvenile-onset rheumatic diseases fail to successfully transition to adult rheumatology services.

Clinician Roundtable: Effective Management of Noninfectious Uveitis

Autoimmune uveitis is usually a diagnosis of exclusion. Part of the challenge of effective management of noninfectious uveitis is that it is not really a ...

Video Review: Differentiating Septic and Reactive Arthritis

Seronegative spondyloarthropathies associated with human leukocyte antigen (HLA) B27 antigens can manifest as an acute inflamed joint and must be differentiated from septic arthritis.

Lead Investigator Discusses Phase 3 Trial of IL-17A Inhibitor in PsA

Philip Mease, MD, clinical professor, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, discusses the treatment of psoriatic arthritis (PsA) by inhibiting interleukin (IL)-17A with the ...

When Should Rheumatologists Refer Patients for Evaluation by an Orthopedic Surgeon?

Michael M. Alexiades, MD, met with Rheumatology Advisor to discuss the timely referral of patients with inflammatory arthritides who may be candidates for operative intervention.

Evaluation of the Pediatric Patient With Joint Pain and Swelling

Watch a video providing a comprehensive review of the distinguishing factors between the presentation of septic arthritis and Lyme arthritis.

VIDEO: Discussing the Use of Biosimilars for Rheumatic Disease

Discussion of the recent introduction of biosimilar agents into the treatment armamentarium for rheumatic disease.

Delayed Recognition of Spondyloarthritis: Diagnostic Challenges & Opportunities

Delayed diagnosis is associated with worse outcomes and poor treatment responses in patients with spondyloarthritis. Andrew Vreede, MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and ...

Looking Beyond Corticosteroids to Treat Noninfectious Uveitis

The recent US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of adalimumab (Humira®, AbbVie) for the treatment of noninfectious intermediate, posterior, and pan-uveitis is the first ...

Looking Beyond Traditional CV Risk Factors to Predict CV Events in PsA

In addition to traditional cardiovascular risk factors, increased PsA disease activity also appears to increase cardiovascular risk.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Reactivation Rate of Hepatitis B in Inflammatory Arthritis Tx With DMARDs

Reactivation Rate of Hepatitis B in Inflammatory Arthritis Tx With DMARDs

HBV reactivation rates were lower among all chronic HBV infection patients on antiviral prophylaxis, regardless of whether they were receiving TNF inhibitors.

Psoriatic Arthritis Real-World Data Validates Minimal Disease Activity Index in PsA

Real-World Data Validates Minimal Disease Activity Index in PsA

Overall improvements in rates of minimal disease activity are achieved in patients with PsA when they are treated with anti-tumor necrosis factor agents

Osteoporosis No Association Between Opioid Intake and Patient Satisfaction After Ankle Fracture

No Association Between Opioid Intake and Patient Satisfaction After Ankle Fracture

To improve pain relief, surgeons should proactively address stress, distress, and ineffective coping strategies.

Psoriatic Arthritis Positive Correlation Between Smoking Amount, Duration and Psoriasis

Positive Correlation Between Smoking Amount, Duration and Psoriasis

Smoking is associated with the risk of psoriasis.

Psoriatic Arthritis Noninvasive Test Monitors Hepatic Fibrosis in Psoriasis Patients Taking Methotrexate

Noninvasive Test Monitors Hepatic Fibrosis in Psoriasis Patients Taking Methotrexate

A noninvasive test can be used to help monitor for risk of worsening fibrosis in psoriasis patients who have elevated hepatic steatosis.

Psoriatic Arthritis Sonographic Enthesitis as a Potential Marker of Radiographic Damage Severity in PsA

Sonographic Enthesitis as a Potential Marker of Radiographic Damage Severity in PsA

The association between sonographic enthesitis and severity of radiographic features of peripheral and axial joint damage in psoriatic arthritis was examined in a cross-sectional study.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Minimal Transfer of Certolizumab Pegol to Mature Breast Milk

Minimal Transfer of Certolizumab Pegol to Mature Breast Milk

The first lactation study of its kind evaluated whether a biologic drug is transferred into mature breast milk

Rheumatoid Arthritis FDA Approval of Biosimilar Cyltezo for Multiple Indications

FDA Approval of Biosimilar Cyltezo for Multiple Indications

Cyltezo subcutaneous injection has been approved by the FDA.

Spondyloarthritis Axial Spondyloarthritis Classification: Assessing Need for Spine MRI

Axial Spondyloarthritis Classification: Assessing Need for Spine MRI

Researchers recommended against including MRI in the Assessment of Spondyloarthritis International Society classification criteria for axial spondyloarthritis.

Psoriatic Arthritis Findings of Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment Trends

Findings of Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment Trends

Less than 40% of psoriatic arthritis patients were treated with a bDMARD.

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