24.01.2018

Radiographic progression in patients with axial spondyloarthritis

The publication on radiographic progression in patients with axial spondyloarthritis by Christoph Molnar, Adrian Ciurea and colleagues presented data suggesting a relationship between reduction of inflammatory activity by treatment with TNF inhibitors and reduced radiographic progression of the spine. A recent editorial in Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (free) discusses the relevance and the implications of this new data.