COVID-19 Vaccination Strategies Suggested for Patients on Antirheumatic Immunosuppressive Therapy

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – UK experts propose evidence-based management strategies for rheumatology patients on immunosuppressive therapy, including delaying/postponing rituximab, as appropriate. “The aim of this viewpoint article is to outline the existing data on the effect of antirheumatic therapy on vaccine responses in patients with inflammatory arthritis, and to…

When is knee arthroplasty needed?

Knee replacement surgery also called knee arthroplasty involves removal of damaged or diseased tissues and bone ends from the knee joint and replacing it with metal and plastic prosthetics. Knee arthroplasty is performed in patients with severe reduction of knee mobility and pain that is uncontrolled by any medication and…