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  • Condition: Severe Interstitial Pneumonia
  • Journal: BMC pulmonary medicine
  • Treatment Used: Aggressive Immunosuppressive Regimen and Extracorporeal Blood Purification with Rapid Reduction of Circulating Autoantibodies
  • Number of Patients: 3
  • Published —
The study researched the outcomes of rapid reduction of circulating autoantibodies for treating severe interstitial pneumonia.
  • Condition: Severe Progressive Connective Tissue Disease
  • Journal: Rheumatology international
  • Treatment Used: Rituximab
  • Number of Patients: 18
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using rituximab to treat patients with severe progressive connective tissue disease.
  • Condition: Systemic Autoimmune Myopathies (SAMs)
  • Journal: Clinical rheumatology
  • Treatment Used: Exercise
  • Number of Patients: 9
  • Published —
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of exercise training on insulin resistance and ?-cell function in patients with systemic autoimmune myopathies (SAMs).
  • Condition: Myositis-Related Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Journal: Chest
  • Treatment Used: Azathioprine and Mycophenolate Mofetil
  • Number of Patients: 66
  • Published —
The study researched the use of azathioprine and mycophenolate mofetil in treating myositis-related interstitial lung disease.
  • Condition: Antisynthetase Syndrome
  • Journal: Clinical and experimental rheumatology
  • Treatment Used: Methotrexate vs Azathioprine
  • Number of Patients: 169
  • Published —
The purposeof the study was to assess the effectiveness and toxicity of Methotrexate versus Azathioprine for the treatment of antisynthetase syndrome.
  • Condition: Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathy
  • Journal: Rheumatology (Oxford, England)
  • Treatment Used: Rituximab
  • Number of Patients: 65
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using rituximab to treat patients with idiopathic inflammatory myopathy.
  • Condition: Idiopathic Inflammatory Myositis (IIM) Associated Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)
  • Journal: Autoimmunity reviews
  • Treatment Used: Immunosuppressive Therapies
  • Number of Patients: 553
  • Published —
This review of the literature evaluated the effectiveness of therapies used for the management of idiopathic (of unknown cause) inflammatory myositis (muscle inflammation; IIM)-related (ILD).
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