In a study from Ramanan et al., baricitinib proved safe and effective for reducing the time to flare and frequency of flare in patients aged 2–18 years with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
A EULAR 2022 abstract session looked at several studies that seek to increase understanding of RA pathogenesis & identify patients at risk for disease progression.
Dr. Jacob van Laar took a deep dive into the what defines difficult-to-treat rheumatoid arthritis & how to approach these patients during EULAR 2022.
This EULAR 2022 session emphasized the importance of recognizing the axial manifestations of psoriatic arthritis and treating these symptoms accordingly.
EULAR 2022 (VIRTUAL)—The pace of scientific progress in research medicine is incredible and seems to only accelerate with time. Thus, the 2022 Congress of the European Alliance of Associations for Rheumatology (EULAR) session on late-breaking abstracts fittingly captured the excitement and timeliness of a number of research projects that have just recently been completed and…
In this EULAR 2022 session, new & revised treatment recommendations for ANCA-associated vasculitis, axial spondyloarthritis & rheumatoid arthritis were presented.
Ghalandari et al. sought to validate the guidance outlined by EULAR for the use of anti-rheumatic drugs during pregnancy, finding that following its guidance for tumor necrosis factor inhibitors led to no or low concentrations of these agents in cord blood.
Initial 24-week data from a study of patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) show that treatment with guselkumab improved symptoms and resulted in a higher ACR20 response than placebo in patients who could not tolerate, or did not respond to, treatment with a tumor necrosis factor inhibitor (TNFi).
Filip Van den Bosch, MD, described his strategies for caring for patients with SpA and the possibility of achieving disease inactivity.
Patients’ questions about pro- and anti-inflammatory diets can be challenging to address. Dr. Elena Nikiphorou provided insight into the latest research regarding the role of diet in rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases.