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Serious infections in patients with ankylosing spondylitis with and without TNF blockers: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised placebo-controlled trials

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Fouque-Aubert, Anne
Jette-Paulin, Laetitia
Basch, André
Tebib, Jacques
Gossec, Laure
Published in Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. 2010, vol. 69, no. 10, p. 1756-61
Abstract Tumour necrosis factor (TNF) blockers are known to increase the risk of serious infections in rheumatoid arthritis. Despite wide use of TNF blockers in ankylosing spondylitis (AS), the infection risk has never been evaluated in this disease.
Keywords Antirheumatic Agents/adverse effectsHumansOpportunistic Infections/complications/epidemiologyRandomized Controlled Trials as TopicRisk Assessment/methodsSpondylitis, Ankylosing/complications/drug therapy/epidemiologyTumor Necrosis Factor-alpha/antagonists & inhibitors
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PMID: 19640854
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FOUQUE-AUBERT, Anne et al. Serious infections in patients with ankylosing spondylitis with and without TNF blockers: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised placebo-controlled trials. In: Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 2010, vol. 69, n° 10, p. 1756-61. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:32564

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