Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibitors on Spine in Spondylarthritis

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The structural efficacy of TNF alpha in spine in spondylarthrities (SpA) has been reported in several studies with prolonged follow. None of these studies did however assessed their effects in a particulary severe population of SpA with hip disease. A comparative multicenter cohort study has included two groups of SpA patients with Group 1: Patients under TNF inhibitors and group 2: TNF alpha inhibitors naive patients under conventional treatment. Clinical, biological and radiological (using mSASSS score and BASRI spine) evaluations were performed before applying anti TNF (T0), after 2 years (T2) and after a period of treatment with n ≥3 (Tn) and compared to group 2.

Full Text link: http://www.scitechnol.com/peer-review/structural-effect-of-tumor-necrosis-factor-inhibitors-on-spine-in-spondylarthritis-patients-with-hip-involvement-M7SN.php?article_id=5872

Journal home page: https://www.scitechnol.com/spine-neurosurgery.php

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