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SP0180 How do We Treat Early Ssc: Consequences for Clinical Practice
  1. D. Khanna
  1. University Of Michigan, Ann Arbor, United States


Systemic sclerosis (SSc) has the highest case-specific mortality of any of the auto-immune rheumatic diseases, as well as causing major morbidity. There are emerging data supporting efficacy for some treatment approaches for early patient group together with a growing number of exciting potential novel approaches to treatment that are moving into the clinical arena. This presentation will discuss practical management of early SSc in clinical practice.

Disclosure of Interest D. Khanna Grant/Research support from: Actelion, Astra-Zeneca, Bayer, Biogen-Idec, BMS, DIGNA, Genentech/Roche, Gilead, InterMune, Merck, Takeda, Sanofi-Aventis, Savient, and United Therapeutics, Consultant for: NIH, Scleroderma Foundation, Pulmonary Hypertension Association

DOI 10.1136/annrheumdis-2014-eular.6246

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