RA ℞: B-Cell Depletion

Decreased CD4 T Cells with Rituximab Infusions

Rituximab (RTX) is a monoclonal antibody directed against the CD20 antigen on B cells and when administered causes a marked depletion of CD20+ B cells. …

Effect of rituximab on the progression of rheumatoid arthritis–related interstitial lung disease: 10 years’ experience at a single centre

Rheumatology (Oxford) kex072
Objective. To evaluate the effect of rituximab (RTX) in patients with RA-related interstitial lung disease (RA-ILD) and identify factors associated with outcome after treatment.