Persisting eicosanoid pathways in rheumatic diseases

  title={Persisting eicosanoid pathways in rheumatic diseases},
  author={Marina N. Korotkova and P. -J. Jakobsson},
  journal={Nature Reviews Rheumatology},
An unmet clinical need exists for early treatment of rheumatic diseases and improved treatment strategies that can better maintain remission with reduced ongoing subclinical inflammation and bone destruction. Eicosanoids form one of the most complex networks in the body controlling many physiological and pathophysiological processes, including inflammation, autoimmunity and cancer. Persisting eicosanoid pathways are thought to be involved in the development of rheumatic diseases, and targeting… CONTINUE READING