An analysis of registry data showed that patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis treated with adalimumab had a 58% lower standardised mortality rate compared with the general population .
ESPRIT is an ongoing international, prospective, observational registry evaluating the long-term safety and effectiveness of the TNF blocker adalimumab in adults with moderate-to-severe chronic plaque psoriasis under real-world conditions. Ten-year data was analysed from 6,014 psoriasis patients with collectively 28,161 person-years on adalimumab in routine clinical practice.
“You may not believe it if someone tells you that you, as a dermatologist, can save patient lives by controlling psoriasis,” said Prof. Diamant Thaçi (University of Lübeck, Germany). Yet, this was exactly what the data showed: the standardised mortality ratio in participants in the ESPRIT registry was 58% lower than expected. ...
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