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Connective Tissue Diseases (Connective Tissue Disease) Summary

Description: A heterogeneous group of disorders, some hereditary, others acquired, characterized by abnormal structure or function of one or more of the elements of connective tissue, i.e., collagen, elastin, or the mucopolysaccharides.

Also Known As: Connective Tissue Disease; Disease, Connective Tissue; Diseases, Connective Tissue

Networked: 2260 relevant articles (62 outcomes, 194 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Connective Tissue Diseases

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Idiopathic pulmonary hypertension : 9 outcomes 16 studies in 167 results : IBA
  2. bosentan (Tracleer) : 8 outcomes 9 studies in 27 results : FDA 1
  3. sildenafil (Viagra) : 5 outcomes 3 studies in 13 results : FDA 5
  4. Antibodies : 4 outcomes 22 studies in 326 results : IBA
  5. Antinuclear Antibodies : 3 outcomes 10 studies in 130 results : IBA
  6. Epoprostenol (Prostacyclin) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 13 results : FDA 4 Generic
  7. Etidronic Acid (HEDP) : 3 outcomes in 3 results : FDA 4 Generic
  8. beta-cyclodextrin tetradecasulfate (CTDS) : 2 outcomes 12 studies in 128 results : IBA
  9. sitaxsentan : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 8 results : IBA
  10. Iloprost (Ventavis) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 13 results : FDA 1
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Diseases Related to Connective Tissue Diseases

  1. Heart Diseases (Heart Disease)
  2. Systemic Scleroderma (Systemic Sclerosis)
  3. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Libman-Sacks Disease)
  4. Osteoporosis
  5. Dermatomyositis (Dermatopolymyositis)
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Key Therapies for Connective Tissue Diseases

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  1. Prostheses and Implants (Prosthesis) : 1 outcome 1 study in 8 results
  2. Phototherapy (Light Therapy) : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results
  3. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 outcome in 22 results
  4. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 1 outcome in 4 results
  5. Angioplasty (Angioplasty, Transluminal) : 1 outcome in 1 result
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