Ann Rheum Dis 2023; 2023-224762 DOI: 10.1136/ard-2023-224762 Epub ahead of print
The objective of this international task force was to update the EULAR recommendations for the management of SLE. The Task Force agreed on 5 overarching principles and 13 recommendations, generating an overall framework for the approach to a patient with SLE. The updated recommendations provide consensus guidance on the management of SLE, combining evidence and expert opinion.
Risk and Factors Associated with Disease Manifestations in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus - Lupus Nephritis (RIFLE-LN): A Ten-year Risk Prediction Strategy Derived from a Cohort of 1652 Patients
Front Immunol. 2023 14:1200732 DOI: 10.3389/fimmu.2023.1200732
Using data from a longitudinal cohort of SLE patients of Chinese origin, the authors identified risk factors for LN and developed a prediction model, RIFLE-LN, which demonstrated good performance in a testing cohort of 270 patients.
Relationship Between the EULAR/ACR Classification Criteria and Organ Damage in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Lupus. 2023. doi: 10.1177/09612033231153791
Ambispective cohort study concludes that, in addition to disease classification, the EULAR/ACR SLE criteria may have value in predicting prognosis.
Long-term Outcome Of A Randomised Controlled Trial Comparing Tacrolimus With Mycophenolate Mofetil As Induction Therapy For Active Lupus Nephritis
Ann Rheum Dis 2020;79:1070–6
Tacrolimus is non inferior to MMF as an induction therapy for LN.