Radiologic analysis of the effect of tocilizumab on hands and large joints in children with systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

@article{Inaba2013RadiologicAO,
  title={Radiologic analysis of the effect of tocilizumab on hands and large joints in children with systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis.},
  author={Yutaka Inaba and Remi Ozawa and Chie Aoki and Tomoyuki Imagawa and Masaaki Mori and Ryoki Hara and Takako Miyamae and Tomoyuki Saito and Shunpei Yokota},
  journal={Modern rheumatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={667-73}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the efficacy of tocilizumab for preventing damage to the joints of systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (sJIA) patients, we examined serial radiographs of the hands and large weight-bearing joints of these patients before and after treatment with this agent. METHODS Nine patients with sJIA receiving 8 mg/kg of tocilizumab… CONTINUE READING