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Treat-to-target in systemic lupus erythematosus: where are we today?


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CER5996
2012 Vol.30, N°4 ,Suppl.73
PI 0112, PF 0115
D. Specific diseases

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PMID: 23072706 [PubMed]

Received: 14/09/2012
Accepted : 19/09/2012
In Press: 20/11/2012
Published: 20/11/2012

Abstract

Multiple clinical trials performed over twenty years in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have clearly demonstrated that patients have better outcomes if their disease activity at each time-point for follow-up includes a pre-specified target. A European SLE expert panel met in Zurich on May 8, 2012 to discuss whether a treat-to-target approach could be applied in the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) (T2T/SLE), define a research agenda, and establish a plan for moving forward. In the present paper, observations raised at the meeting and literature data on potential therapeutic targets are reported. The working group on T2T/SLE will continue work over the coming year.

Rheumatology Article