Rheumatology Oxford Journal
Published: 31 January 2017
Alexis Ogdie, Samantha Maliha, Daniel Shin, Thorvardur Jon Love, Joshua Baker, Yihui Jiang, Hyon Choi, Joel M. Gelfand
Objective: The objective of this study was to examine cause-specific mortality in patients with PsA compared with the general population and compared with patients with RA.
Methods: A cohort study was performed using The Health Improvement Network among patients aged 18–89 years with data from 1994 to 2010. PsA and RA were defined by medical codes, and up to 10 unexposed…