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A Retrospective Observational Study on the Use of Biologics in Monotherapy in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01834807
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 18, 2013
Last Update Posted : November 2, 2016
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hoffmann-La Roche

Brief Summary:
This retrospective, observational, multi-center study will evaluate the use of biological agents (e.g. RoActemra/Actemra [tocilizumab]) in monotherapy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Data from medical record files will be collected of patients currently treated with a biologic in monotherapy.

Condition or disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 180 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Retrospective Study on the Use of Biologicals in Monotherapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Study Start Date : April 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2013

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Group/Cohort
Cohort



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Treatment schedule/duration of biological agents used in monotherapy in routine clinical practice [ Time Frame: approximately 1 year ]
  2. Type of biological agents used in monotherapy in routine clinical practice [ Time Frame: approximately 1 year ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Efficacy: Response according to DAS28-ESR/CRP, CDAJ/SDAI, SJC (28) and TJC (28) and other parameters of composite scores [ Time Frame: approximately 1 year ]
  2. Quality of life: HAQ-DI score [ Time Frame: approximately 1 year ]
  3. Safety of biologics used in monotherapy: Incidence of adverse events [ Time Frame: approximately 1 year ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis who are currently receiving a biologic agent in monotherapy (corticosteroids and/or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are permitted)
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult patients, >/= 18 years of age
  • Diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis
  • Currently receiving a biologic agent in monotherapy (corticosteroids and/or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are permitted)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Concomitant treatment with disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis
  • Patients that have started their current monotherapy before 01/01/2009

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01834807


Locations
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Belgium
Aalst, Belgium, 9300
Bruxelles, Belgium, 1070
Edegem, Belgium, 2650
Genk, Belgium, 3600
Gent, Belgium, 9000
Haine-Saint-Paul, Belgium, 7100
Kortrijk, Belgium, 8500
Liège, Belgium, 4000
Merksem, Belgium, 2170
Mons, Belgium, 7000
Seraing, Belgium, 4100
Turnhout, Belgium, 2300
Verviers, Belgium, 4800
Westmalle, Belgium, 2390
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hoffmann-La Roche
Investigators
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Study Director: Clinical Trials Hoffmann-La Roche
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Responsible Party: Hoffmann-La Roche
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01834807    
Other Study ID Numbers: ML28540
First Posted: April 18, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 2, 2016
Last Verified: November 2016
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Arthritis
Arthritis, Rheumatoid
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Connective Tissue Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases