Tag: interleukin 6 (IL-6)

1. Ziltivekimab lowered high-sensitivity CRP levels, a predictor of vascular events, compared to placebo in a dose-dependent manner. 2. Thrombotic biomarkers including fibrinogen, serum amyloid A, haptoglobin, secretory phospholipase A2, and lipoprotein were lower in treatment groups compared to placebo. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Prior studies, including the landmark...
1. Compared to usual care, fewer patients in the tocilizumab group died within 28 days of randomization. 2. Patients allocated tocilizumab were more likely to be discharged from the hospital within 28 days. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Hypoxic respiratory failure in patients with COVID-19 is associated with systemic inflammation,...
Immune-checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) have significantly improved outcomes in a variety of malignancies. Immune-related adverse events, however, are common and may lead to treatment discontinuation and adverse events. Immune-related cutaneous adverse events (ircAEs) are the most frequent and earliest to develop, but there is no evidence-based consensus regarding the management...