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Psoriatic Arthritis

Measuring the Value of How a Patient “Feels”

How a patient feels may be a better indicator of the effectiveness of treatment than actual disease activity, researchers say. 

Psoriatic Arthritis

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This is the only fully human anti-TNF-α infused therapy approved for psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and rheumatoid arthritis.

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Residual disease activity is common, and treatment options abound, but for most patients changes are not being made.

Sonographic enthesitis severity is a potential marker of radiographic peripheral and axial joint damage.

Patients demonstrated improved disease response in 2 clinical trials.


In this slideshow, we highlight newly released treatment recommendations for rheumatic disease patients undergoing total hip or total knee arthroplasty.

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Rheumatic patients are more prone to complications post knee and hip surgery. Two physician associations have penned new treatment guidelines.

Dr. Philip G. Conaghan, University of Leeds, EULAR 2017

EULAR 20017: Despite the use of biologic therapy, pain ranging from mild to severe is a persistent problem for psoriatic arthritis patients, researchers reported at EULAR 2017.


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