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Conventional Maintenance Agents May Improve Rituximab-Induced Remission in Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis
Addition of a conventional maintenance agent to rituximab and glucocorticoids reduced the incidence of GPA relapse without resulting in a higher incidence of adverse events in study.
Improvement Seen in Use of Abatacept in Nonsevere Relapsing Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (Wegener’s)
In a small study of patients with nonsevere relapsing GPA, abatacept was well tolerated and was associated with a high frequency of disease remission and prednisone discontinuation.
How Can Biobanking Advance Rheumatology Practice?
Biobanking is an increasingly integral part of Cleveland Clinic’s Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases, providing insights that improve patient outcomes in many areas.