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Clinical studies

In our department, we care for patients with various rheumatic disease within the framework of clinical studies.

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Referral for clinical studies

If you have patients who, in your opinion, might benefit from being included in one of the clinical trial mentioned below, please contact us.  

+49 172 89 87 637

Currently we recruit patients for the following clinical studies:

Studies for patients with ankylosing spondylitis and other spondylarthritides (SpA)

Main inclusion criteria:

  • Established diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis / axial spondyloarthritis
  • Age >=18 years
  • Inadequate response/intolerance to NSAIDs
  • High disease activity:
    • BASDAI >=4
    • Back pain intensity >=4 (VAS 0-10)

Studies for patients with psoriatic arthritis

Main inclusion criteria:

  • Age >=18 years
  • Active disease:
    • >=3 painful and >=3 swollen joints
    • Either increased CRP or increased ESR

  • Inadequate response to at least 1 DMARD (also in past)

Studies for patients with swollen knee joint

Main inclusion criteria:

  • Age >=18 years
  • Clinically or ultrasound-detected knee joint effusion due to spondyloarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, non-differentiated mono- or oligoarthritis, knee joint arthrosis (gonarthrosis)
  • VAS Pain > 40 mm

Studies for patients with confirmed acute anterior uveitis

Main inclusion criteria:

  • Age >=18 years
  • Acute anterior uveitis (confirmed by an ophthalmologist) currently or in past
  • patients must be referred by an ophthalmologist with suspicion of rheumatic disease

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