Study: The risk of pregnancy complications for women with arthritis of the spine has decreased over time

Women with rheumatic diseases are at greater risk of complications during pregnancy and childbirth, but for women with arthritis of the spine, so called axial spondyloarthritis, the risks have decreased over the last ten years, according to a register study from Karolinska Institutet. This decrease coincided with an increased use of biologic drugs during the same period. The study was published in The Lancet Rheumatology.

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