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Optimising anti-TNF treatment using biosimilars

Optimising anti-TNF treatment using biosimilars

Biosimilars are uniquely placed to change clinical practice in the fields of gastroenterology, rheumatology, and dermatology. The adoption of biosimilars can improve patient access to the most appropriate treatment, at the optimum time, to ensure the best possible long-term disease outcomes.

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a chronic and progressive fibrotic interstitial lung disease that occurs mostly in older adults, is limited to the lungs and often displays a characteristic imaging and histological appearance. Find out how to diagnose IPF and the latest interventions available for patients living with this burden.

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Journal articles

The Success of Hip Arthroscopy in an Active Duty Population.

To examine the outcomes of arthroscopic treatment of the hip in a young, active military population.

Added 3 years ago

Single-stage treatment of chronic osteomyelitis with a new absorbable, gentamicin-loaded, calcium sulphate/hydroxyapatite biocomposite: a prospective series of 100 cases.

Chronic osteomyelitis may recur if dead space management, after excision of infected bone, is inadequate. 

Added 3 years ago

Arthrodesis for septic arthritis of the ankle: risk factors and complications.

Septic ankle joint arthrodesis is a good therapeutic option in cases of infection after trauma or orthopedic surgical procedures. Many different procedures have been described, but external fixation seems to be standard. 

Added 3 years ago

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