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The health-related quality of life in rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and psoriatic arthritis: a comparison with a selected sample of healthy people
BackgroundThe health-related quality of life (HRQL) is an important indicator of the burden of musculoskeletal disease. The Medical Outcome Study Short-Term 36 (SF-36) is the most used tool thatExpand
Persistence with denosumab and persistence with oral bisphosphonates for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis: a retrospective, observational study, and a meta-analysis
SummaryThe objectives of this study were to estimate persistence with denosumab and put these results in context by conducting a review of persistence with oral bisphosphonates. Persistence withExpand
Hepatitis C virus infection and alanine transaminase levels in the general population: a survey in a southern Italian town.
BACKGROUND/AIM The aim of the study was to estimate the prevalence, risk factors and genotype distribution of hepatitis C virus (HCV) in the general population older than 5 years of age in a southernExpand
GRAND: the German retrospective cohort analysis on compliance and persistence and the associated risk of fractures in osteoporotic women treated with oral bisphosphonates
SummaryThis database analysis of over 4,000 German women prescribed oral bisphosphonates between December 2004 and November 2007 showed that compliance and persistence with oral bisphosphonates inExpand
A Retrospective Longitudinal Database Study of Persistence and Compliance with Treatment of Osteoporosis in Hungary
This study assessed persistence and compliance with anti-osteoporosis therapies, and associations between compliance and clinical outcomes (fracture, fracture-related hospitalization and death), inExpand
GRAND-4: the German retrospective analysis of long-term persistence in women with osteoporosis treated with bisphosphonates or denosumab
SummaryThis retrospective database study assessed 2-year persistence with bisphosphonates or denosumab in a large German cohort of women with a first-time prescription for osteoporosis treatment.Expand
Assessing the cost-effectiveness of biologic agents for the management of moderate-to-severe rheumatoid arthritis in anti-TNF inadequate responders in Italy: a modelling approach.
OBJECTIVES The objective of this study is to assess cost-effectiveness of different biologic strategies in patients with moderate-to-severe active RA after an insufficient response to anti-TNF agentsExpand
Examination of burden of skeletal-related events in patients naive to denosumab and intravenous bisphosphonate therapy in bone metastases from solid tumors population
Abstract Objectives: Skeletal-related events (SREs), i.e. pathologic fractures, spinal cord compression, surgery and radiation to bone, are serious skeletal complications that occur frequently inExpand
Real-world use of denosumab and bisphosphonates in patients with solid tumours and bone metastases in Germany
Purpose Bisphosphonates and denosumab prevent bone complications in patients with bone metastases from solid tumours. This retrospective, longitudinal, cohort study provides data on their real-worldExpand
Economic burden of skeletal-related events in patients with multiple myeloma: analysis of US commercial claims database
Abstract Aims: To estimate incremental healthcare resource utilization (HRU) and costs associated with skeletal-related events (SREs) secondary to multiple myeloma (MM), and HRU and cost differencesExpand