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January 2023

Can Patients with Controlled Rheumatoid Arthritis Taper Methotrexate From Targeted Therapy and Sustain Remission? A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

J Rheumatol. 2023;50(1):36–47 doi: 10.3899/jrheum.220152

This systematic review and meta-analysis of studies evaluated the proportion of patients in remission after the dosage of MTX was tapered, and concludes that patients with controlled RA may taper MTX from targeted therapy with a 10% reduction in the ability to sustain remission for up to 18 months.

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December 2022

Biomarkers to predict risk of venous thromboembolism in patients with rheumatoid arthritis receiving tofacitinib or tumour necrosis factor inhibitors

RMD Open. 2022;8(2):e002571 doi: 10.1136/rmdopen-2022-002571

Weitz, et al. analyse 291 protein biomarkers and three genetic markers and do not identify a clear mechanistic explanation for higher rates of venous thromboembolism (VTE) with tofacitinib in the ORAL Surveillance study.

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Safety of synthetic and biological DMARDs: a systematic literature review informing the 2022 update of the EULAR recommendations for the management of rheumatoid arthritis

Ann Rheum Dis. 2022. Epub ahead of print doi: 10.1136/ard-2022-223357

Sepriano, et al. provide results of a systematic literature review (SLR) on the safety of synthetic and biological DMARDs, to inform the 2022 update of the EULAR recommendations for the management of rheumatoid arthritis.

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Efficacy of synthetic and biological DMARDs: a systematic literature review informing the 2022 update of the EULAR recommendations for the management of rheumatoid arthritis

Ann Rheum Dis. 2022. Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1136/ard-2022-223365

Kerschbaumer, et al. provide results of a systematic literature review (SLR) on efficacy of synthetic and biological DMARDs, to inform the 2022 update of the EULAR recommendations for the management of rheumatoid arthritis.

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November 2022

Efficacy and Safety of Biological DMARDs: A Systematic Literature Review Informing the 2022 Update of the ASAS-EULAR Recommendations for the Management of Axial Spondyloarthritis

Ann Rheum Dis 2022; online ahead of print doi:10.1136/ard-2022-223298

New evidence supports the efficacy and safety of TNFi (originators/biosimilars) and IL-17i in r-axSpA and nr-axSpA. This systematic literature review was conducted to inform the taskforce of the 2022 update of the ASAS-EULAR recommendations.

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ASAS-EULAR Recommendations for the Management of Axial Spondyloarthritis: 2022 Update

Ann Rheum Dis 2022; online ahead of print doi:10.1136/ard-2022-223296

Since the last update in 2016, more data have become available on existing treatment options for axSpA, and particularly on IL-17i. The increasing availability of more drugs and with different modes of action raises questions around their positioning in the treatment pathway. This review sought to update the 2016 recommendations with newly available evidence.

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Efficacy and Safety of Non-Pharmacological and Non-Biological Interventions: A Systematic Literature Review Informing the 2022 Update of the ASAS/EULAR Recommendations for the Management of AxSpA

Ann Rheum Dis 2022; online ahead of print doi:10.1136/ard-2022-223297

Non-pharmacological interventions are important for any rheumatic disease, but especially axSpA, where they represent the cornerstone of treatment. The aim of this study was to produce a systematic literature review on efficacy and safety of non-pharmacological and non-biological pharmacological treatments was performed.

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Efficacy And Safety of Risankizumab for Active Psoriatic Arthritis: 52-Week Results from the Keepsake 1 Study

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2022 doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/keac607

Risankizumab (RZB) improves the signs and symptoms of PsA, with efficacy maintained through 52 weeks. Alongside the efficacy data, this analysis of KEEPsAKE 1 also evaluates the safety and tolerability profile of RZB.

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The Incidence of Opportunistic Infections in Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis Treated with Biologic and Targeted Synthetic Agents: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Front Pharmacol 2022;13:992713 doi: 10.3389/fphar.2022.992713

This is the largest meta-analysis to date, assessing the risk of OIs (Opportunistic infection) in patients with PsA. In coming to this conclusion, a systematic review and meta-analysis was undertaken to estimate the incidence of OIs following treatment with b- and tsDMARDs.

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October 2022

Comparative Effectiveness of Guselkumab in Psoriatic Arthritis: Updates to A Systematic Literature Review and Network Meta-analysis

Rheumatology (Oxford). 2022 doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/keac500

Guselkumab (GUS) demonstrates better skin efficacy than most other targeted PsA therapies, including upadacitinib. The objective of this NMA update was to expand the network to include all targeted therapies in PsA on arthritis, skin efficacy and safety, and to include data on GUS patients with an IR to TNFinibs.

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