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Spondyloarthropathies

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ACR/NPF guidelines for the treatment of PsA published

Guidelines folder

The American College of Rheumatology and the National Psoriasis Foundation have issued evidence-based guidelines for the pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment of active psoriatic arthritis.

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No worsening in disease activity with switch to biosimilar etanercept

Protein analysis (illustration)

Disease activity does not change following the switch from etanercept to the biosimilar formulation SB4, and treatment retention rates may be determined by patient-specific factors, suggests an analysis of the DANBIO registry.

Expert opinion editorial

Minimizing infection risk with biologic therapy

Elderly woman receiving injection (symbolic image with models)

While the development of biologics has revolutionized treatment of rheumatic diseases, these agents can lead to immunosuppression and increased infection risk. Eoin Feeney discusses the role of screening and treatment for latent infection prior to therapy, vaccination timing, and travel risks in patients taking these medications.

From the Editorial Board

Highlights from the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting

Fernando Perez-Ruiz & Oliver FitzGerald

Editorial board members Oliver FitzGerald and Fernando Pérez-Ruiz provide their highlights from the spondyloarthropathy and crystal arthropathy sessions at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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Golimumab may reduce uveitis risk in patients with ankylosing spondylitis

Eye exam

Findings from the real-world GO-EASY study suggest that treatment with the tumor necrosis factor inhibitor golimumab is associated with a significant reduction in the risk for acute anterior uveitis among patients with ankylosing spondylitis.

07-09-2018 | Treatment | Feature | Article

At a glance: Common scores used in rheumatology

A quick-reference guide to the scores that are commonly used in clinical trials and daily rheumatology practice.

20-08-2018 | Psoriatic arthritis | Feature | Article

Into the clinic: Ixekizumab for the treatment of PsA

medwireNews summarizes the key data supporting the approval of ixekizumab for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis, and discusses its place in the treatment landscape with Philip Mease and Laura Coates.

06-04-2018 | Spondyloarthropathies | Feature | Article

At a glance: Trials of tofacitinib in spondyloarthritis

A quick-reference guide to the published and ongoing clinical trials of tofacitinib for the treatment of spondyloarthritis.

Themed collections

29-01-2018 | Biosimilars | Themed collection | Collection

Biosimilars

This content collection provides an overview of biosimilars in rheumatology, with a focus on switching between biosimilars and their originators, as well as discussions on safety and monitoring/pharmacovigilance, and a look at the pharmacoeconomics of biosimilars.

Journal articles and book chapters

23-11-2018 | Psoriatic arthritis | Article

Assessing disease activity in psoriatic arthritis: A literature review

Tucker LJ et al. Rheumatol Ther 2018. doi: 10.1007/s40744-018-0132-4

31-10-2018 | Psoriatic arthritis | ACR/ARHP 2018 | Article

From the Editorial Board: Highlights from the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting

Editorial board members Oliver FitzGerald and Fernando Pérez-Ruiz provide their highlights from the spondyloarthropathy and crystal arthropathy sessions at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting; Chicago, Illinois, USA: 19–24 October 2018

16-10-2018 | Psoriatic arthritis | Review | Article

Efficacy of new treatments for dactylitis of psoriatic arthritis: Update of literature review

Sondag M et al. Clin Rheumatol 2018. doi: 10.1007/s10067-018-4328-3

Guidelines

A convenient single access point, providing rheumatology professionals with links to a comprehensive set of clinical practice guidelines from a wide range of relevant organizations.

Images and illustrations

Downloadable PowerPoint slide sets containing a variety of high-quality images and illustrations from Springer Nature’s library of published figures.

Practice tips

Practical information, guidance, and helpful resources for rheumatology healthcare providers. Comprised of practical approaches, case studies, and more.

Themed collections

Compendia of selected, recently published, free full-text journal and book content from Springer Nature and other publishers on a particular topic within rheumatology management, as recommended by our Editorial Board.

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