Meet the Expert: Managing axial PsA – Welcome and introductions
Unmet needs in defining, monitoring, and managing axial PsA
Speaker: Prof. Philip Mease
In this short summary video, Prof. Mease discusses the need for consensus on the definition and classification criteria for the axial manifestation of PsA, also highlighting the need for specific clinical assessments and clinical trials designed to investigate the efficacy of therapy options in this patient population.
How does the body of clinical evidence inform treatment decision making in axial PsA?
Speaker: Prof. Xenofon Baraliakos
In this short summary video, Prof. Baraliakos discusses the importance of randomized controlled trials for informed treatment decision making and evidence-based treatment recommendations for patients with PsA and axial manifestations. He also highlights key data from the MAXIMISE trial, the first randomized controlled trial to evaluate biologic therapy in patients with PsA and axial manifestations.