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Bimekizumab: the new drug in the biologics armamentarium for psoriasis

Authors: Egídio Freitas, Tiago Torres

Bimekizumab is mentioned in the recent report by Clarivate, Drugs to Watch in 2021, as one of the drugs to be observed in 2021. This article discusses the current status of bimekizumab.

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Nail enthesis ultrasound and automated software-guided assessment of bilateral common carotid intima–media thickness in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis: is there a correlation with clinical and laboratory findings?

Authors: José Alexandre Mendonça PhD, Lucas Nogueira Pansani MD, Mateus Basso Mimoto MD, Igor Tadeu Garcia Ferreira MD, Fernanda Bertucci Sanches MD, Thais de Campos Ferreira Pinto MD, Vania Aparecida Leandro-Merhi PhD, José Luis Braga de Aquino PhD

The objective of this study was to detect and correlate the changes that indicate the inflammatory and atherosclerotic process in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis patients, using nail ultrasound and carotid artery intima–media thickness radiofrequency software.

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Management of psoriasis in pregnancy – a review of the evidence to date

Authors: Clara Ferreira MD, Alexandra Azevedo MD, Miguel Nogueira MD, Tiago Torres MD, PhD

This article reviews the impact of psoriasis during pregnancy, how the disease can be managed pharmacologically during this period according to the available armamentarium, and the possible effects of the therapeutic options for the mother and the foetus.

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Guselkumab for the treatment of psoriasis – evidence to date

Authors: Miguel Nogueira MD, Tiago Torres MD, PhD

This review highlights the evidence available to date for the use of guselkumab for the treatment of psoriasis. The results of the recent ECLIPSE trial are addressed.

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Brodalumab in psoriasis: evidence to date and clinical potential

Authors: Amy C Foulkes BMedSci (Hons), BMBS, MRCP (Derm), PhD, Richard B Warren BSc (Hons), MBChB (Hons), MRCP, PhD

This article reviews brodalumab’s place in the expanding armamentarium of cytokine-directed therapies for patients with severe psoriasis.

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