Researchers compared the clinical efficacy of ozone vs methylprednisolone intracarpal injection on pain, functional status, and nerve conduction in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome due to systemic sclerosis.
Researchers evaluated the role of ventricular-arterial coupling from 3D echocardiography in predicting clinical outcomes in patients with systemic sclerosis.
Study investigators assessed whether cardiac axis deviation may indicate cardiac function abnormalities, allowing for predictions of disease severity and mortality.
Using echocardiographic speckle-derived global longitudinal strain, researchers determined the effect of hypertension on left ventricular contractility in patients with systemic sclerosis.
Researchers assessed the effects of the SPIN-CHAT program on anxiety symptoms and other mental health outcomes in patients with systemic sclerosis during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tocilizumab prevents progression of interstitial lung disease in patients with early systemic sclerosis (SSc).
Authors of a meta-analysis aimed to systematically assess the safety and efficacy profile of rituximab in patients with systemic sclerosis.
Study authors conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis on the incidence and prevalence of systemic sclerosis.
Researchers assessed the safety and efficacy of B-cell depletion for systemic sclerosis-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension.
The FDA has approved Actemra® (tocilizumab; Genentech) subcutaneous injection for slowing the rate of decline in pulmonary function in SSc-ILD.