Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Improving the Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis-Associated Lung Disease in Veterans Using Real-World Data|
Bryant R. England
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| January 2021 -
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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune disease affecting 1.3 million individuals in the U.S., causing physical disability, reduced quality of life, premature mortality, and enormous health care costs. Veterans with RA die from respiratory diseases at a rate three times higher than the general population. Much of this excess respiratory mortality affecting Veterans with RA is attributable to interstitial lung disease (ILD), which has a prognosis as poor as many cancers. Despite advance...
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