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This single arm study will investigate the pattern of B cell depletion in synovial tissue and peripheral blood of patients with active RA, after MabThera (1000mg iv x 2 on days 1 and 15) + methotrexate (10-25mg/week po) treatment. The clinical efficacy and pharmacokinetic profile of MabThera after treatment and retreatment will also be investigated. The anticipated time on study treatment is 2+ years, and the target sample size is <100 individuals.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Pharmacokinetics/Dynamics Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
rituximab [MabThera/Rituxan], Methotrexate
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:40:39-0400
This 3 arm study will assess the efficacy of MabThera in the prevention of progression of structural joint damage in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis who have an inadequate clinic...
In this open-label single arm study the safety and efficacy of Mabthera will be evaluated in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis who have had an inadequate response to methotrexate. ...
This study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of MabThera in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis who have had an inadequate response or were intolerant to treatment with methotrex...
This single arm study will measure the effect of MabThera in combination with methotrexate on the progression of synovitis, the extent of bone marrow edema, and the number of erosions in t...
This randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled, parallel group study will assess the efficacy and safety of rituximab [MabThera/Rituxan] in patients with severe active rheumatoid arthri...
Chikungunya is a rapidly emerging, global viral infection that can cause chronic, debilitating arthritis that in some ways mimics rheumatoid arthritis. This study evaluated the available evidence of t...
This extension study provided continued treatment to subjects with active rheumatoid arthritis who had participated for ≥16 weeks in a pharmacokinetic similarity study of PF-05280586 (potential ritu...
Presentation of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with renal complications is very rare without articular symptoms. We here report a case of a 23-year-old woman, presenting with the edema of the extremities, ...
Reduction of methotrexate and glucocorticoids use after the introduction of biological disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs in patients with rheumatoid arthritis in daily practice based on the IORRA cohort.
To evaluate usage patterns for methotrexate (MTX) and/or glucocorticoids in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients receiving biological disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (bDMARDs) in daily practice.
Although methotrexate (MTX) is the consensual first-line disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD) for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), substantial heterogeneity remains with its prescription and dosage,...
Arthritis in children, with onset before 16 years of age. The terms juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) and juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) refer to classification systems for chronic arthritis in children. Only one subtype of juvenile arthritis (polyarticular-onset, rheumatoid factor-positive) clinically resembles adult rheumatoid arthritis and is considered its childhood equivalent.
A murine-derived monoclonal antibody and ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENT that binds specifically to the CD20 ANTIGEN and is used in the treatment of LEUKEMIA; LYMPHOMA and RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS.
Rheumatoid arthritis of children occurring in three major subtypes defined by the symptoms present during the first six months following onset: systemic-onset (Still's Disease, Juvenile-Onset), polyarticular-onset, and pauciarticular-onset. Adult-onset cases of Still's disease (STILL'S DISEASE, ADULT-ONSET) are also known. Only one subtype of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (polyarticular-onset, rheumatoid factor-positive) clinically resembles adult rheumatoid arthritis and is considered its childhood equivalent.
A variable mixture of the mono- and disodium salts of gold thiomalic acid used mainly for its anti-inflammatory action in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. It is most effective in active progressive rheumatoid arthritis and of little or no value in the presence of extensive deformities or in the treatment of other forms of arthritis.
Systemic-onset rheumatoid arthritis in adults. It differs from classical rheumatoid arthritis in that it is more often marked by acute febrile onset, and generalized lymphadenopathy and hepatosplenomegaly are more prominent.
Arthroplasty Joint Disorders Orthopedics Spinal Cord Disorders Orthopedics is the science or practice of correcting deformities caused by disease or damage to the bones and joints of the skeleton. This specialized branch of surgery may ...