At the ACR/ARHP annual meeting in Washington, DC, Philip Mease, MD, Swedish Medical Center, University of Washington, discussed the highlights from two psoriatic arthritis studies, OPAL Broaden and OPAL Beyond.
In many hospitals there is a consistent effort to monitor how patients are responding to various treatments. This can be done at different increments which can determine in some cases how effective treatments are against pathogens which can affect a patients' health.
A single-center cross-sectional study has found elevated rates of fibromyalgia in patients with various forms of arthritis, including psoriatic arthritis. It joins previous studies that observed that the two painful conditions sometimes coincide.