Efficacy of certolizumab pegol: a case study in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis on maintenance hemodialysis

Nishimura, Akito; Minegishi, Yohjiroh; Kwamura, Keiko; Ichino, Asako; Uchiyama, Katsufumi
September 2015
Rheumatology International;Sep2015, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p1601
Academic Journal
The article presents a case study of a 63-year-old woman who was diagnosed nephritis in her twenties and had polyarticular pain in her earlier. It mentions that she was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Etanercept (ETN) was administrated as prednisolone did not improve her disease activity. It informs that as the pain did not resolve the ETN treatment was switched to certolizumab pegol (CZP). It was anticipated dose impacted efficacy for improvement of RA symptoms.


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