Rheumatology: Current Research

Rheumatology: Current Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-1149 (Printed)

Maham Mehmood

Department of Internal Medicine, Bronx Care Health System, Bronx, New York, USA

  • Review Article   
    Effectiveness and Safety of Rituximab in Patients with Active Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Author(s): Maham Mehmood* and Mahnoor Arshad

    Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is associated with an increased risk of Serious Infection Events (SIE), lymphomas and with increased death rates due to cardiovascular disease. The main objective of this review analysis is to find the Effectiveness and safety of rituximab in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis. This study was conducted using a systematic search on Google scholar, PubMed and Web of science published until 20th April 2021. The cited references of retrieved articles and previous reviews were also manually checked to identify any additional eligible studies. There were total 188 studies that identified initially from PubMed, Google scholar and Web of Science databases. After excluding duplicates and articles that did not meet the inclusion criteria, we obtained 90 articles with full-texts which were read for further evaluation, where anothe.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2161-1149.21.11.283

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