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The purpose of this study is to determine an optimal abatacept dosing regimen for the treatment of patients with active arthritis due to psoriatic arthritis who have had a prior inadequate response to DMARDs, including (but not limited to) methotrexate and TNF(alpha) blockade compounds.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Rheumatology Associates Of North Alabama
Active, not recruiting
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:36:00-0400
This is a long-term, observational study of Abatacept in patients with Psoriatic Arthritis, a chronic inflammatory disorder.
The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy of abatacept after subcutaneous administration and intravenous administration in Japanese active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) subjects with...
RA (rheumatoid arthritis) patients effectively treated weekly with SC (subcutaneous) Abatacept will be switched to IV (intravenous) Abatacept and restarted with SC Abatacept four after IV ...
The primary purpose of the protocol is to show that abatacept can induce remission after 12 months of treatment and then maintained remission following 6 months of drug withdrawal.
The purpose of the study is to demonstrate the clinical efficacy of abatacept (body-weight tiered dose ~ 10mg/kg) compared with placebo on a background of methotrexate after six months (Da...
An unbalanced intestinal microbiota may mediate activation of the inflammatory pathways seen in psoriatic arthritis (PsA). A randomised, placebo-controlled trial of faecal microbiota transplantation (...
To evaluate changes in the high-density lipoprotein (HDL) proteome and HDL function in active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients initiating therapy with abatacept or adalimumab in the Abatacept Versus...
The purpose of this review is to summarize the current knowledge concerning the mechanisms of action of Abatacept in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Joint disease and enthesopathy are seen in about one-third of patients with psoriasis and are usually preceded by the cutaneous manifestations of psoriasis. The relationships between the pathogenesis ...
To investigate pharmacokinetics, effectiveness, and safety of subcutaneous (SC) abatacept over 24 months (M) in patients with polyarticular-course juvenile idiopathic arthritis (pJIA).
A chimeric monoclonal antibody to TNF ALPHA that is used in the treatment of RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS; ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS; PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS and CROHN'S DISEASE.
A humanized monoclonal antibody that binds specifically to TNF-ALPHA and blocks its interaction with endogenous TNF RECEPTORS to modulate INFLAMMATION. It is used in the treatment of RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS; PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS; CROHN'S DISEASE and ULCERATIVE COLITIS.
A type of inflammatory arthritis associated with PSORIASIS, often involving the axial joints and the peripheral terminal interphalangeal joints. It is characterized by the presence of HLA-B27-associated SPONDYLARTHROPATHY, and the absence of rheumatoid factor.
A recombinant version of soluble human TNF receptor that binds specifically to TUMOR NECROSIS FACTOR and inhibits its binding with endogenous TNF receptors. It prevents the inflammatory effect of TNF and is used to treat RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS; PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS and ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS.
A polyethylene-glycolated Fab' fragment of TUMOR NECROSIS FACTOR antibody that binds specifically to TNF-ALPHA and neutralises it in a dose-dependent manner. It also inhibits the production of lipopolysaccharide-induced TNF-ALPHA and IL-1 BETA and is used to treat RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS and PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS.
A joint is where two or more bones come together, like the knee, hip, elbow, or shoulder. Joints can be damaged by many types of injuries or diseases, including Arthritis - inflammation of a joint causes pain, stiffness, and swelling with ...
According to the National Arthritis Data Workgroup, an estimated 6 million people in the United States report having experienced gout at some point in their lives. In fact, gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis in men over the age of 40....
Cytokine Tumour Necrosis Factor (TNF)
TNF is a compound that is classified as a cytokine which plays a central role in the cellular mechanisms of apoptosis or cell death. However, there are a number of different kinds of TNF, just under twenty, but the family of molecules have very similar a...