Psoriatic arthritis

Call to align PBS criteria for bDMARDs with international PsA guidelines

Disease outcomes are good for patients with psoriatic arthritis  (PsA) who meet PBS criteria for bDMARD treatment, but these criteria exclude many patients who do not respond to conventional synthetic DMARDs, Australian research shows. In a study of 105 consecutive PsA patients seen at a South Australian clinic, half (n=53) met the PBS criteria for ...

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