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Patients with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis diagnosis according to ECCO guidelines and who were prescribed adalimumab or infliximab (original product or biosimilar) were recruited from September 11, 2013 to February 15, 2016. Patients who were not naive to TNF inhibitor therapy or who were treated with corticoids more than 30 mg/day over the last 15 days were excluded.



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Patients with MS or Clinically Isolated Syndrome (CIS) diagnosis according to McDonald criteria and who were prescribed IFN-beta-1a intramuscularly (IM), IFN-beta-1a subcutaneously (SC), or IFN-beta-1b SC (original product or biosimilar) were recruited from January 30, 2014 to January 22, 2016. Patients who were not naive to IFN-beta were excluded.



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Patients with RA diagnosis according to 2010 ACR/EULAR criteria and who were prescribed for the first time a BP among the TNF inhibitors adalimumab, infliximab (original product or biosimilar), etanercept, the anti-CD20 antibody rituximab, or the anti-IL6R antibody tocilizumab (administered SC or intravenously) as first-line or second-line therapy were recruited from March 3, 2014 to June 21, 2016. Patients who were not naive for the biotherapy they were given in the study were excluded.



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All baseline cohort parameters, clinical, conventional (knee x-ray and MRI and the robust biochemical markers), and novel markers (T2 relaxation MRI for cartilage collagen distribution, gagCEST MRI cartilage for proteoglycan content, knee CT/x-ray for bone shape and trabecular architecture, knee motion, and novel biochemical markers describing turnover of specific tissue component, as well as involvement of hand, hip and spine joint damage, hand joint inflammation, hip motion and shape and bo...



Interim analysis. Study outline is available in Diabetologia (2014) 57:1132–1142.



Observational Study. More details available at