Researchers found that there was no difference in the incidence of malignancy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis who switched from biologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs or tofacitinib to tocilizumab compared with patients who used abatacept or a different tumor necrosis factor inhibitor, except in instances of nonmelanoma skin cancer.
The inclusion of footwear in a foot care package failed to improve foot pain and disability in patients with gout over a period of 6 months, according to study results published in Arthritis Research & Therapy. Researchers conducted a parallel-group randomized controlled trial that included 96 patients with gout who were randomly assigned to a…
Researchers found that in patients with a first-degree relative with rheumatoid arthritis, the antibodies to citrullinated protein/peptide antigens indicate an association with aging for those aged 50 or older and rheumatoid arthritis pathogenesis.
Investigators compared changes in knee MRI findings over the course of 18 months in patients with osteoarthritis and meniscal tears treated with arthroscopic partial meniscectomy or nonoperatively with physical therapy.