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A Study to Determine the Number of Participants With Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Who Meet the Requirements for Treatment With Anti‐Tumor Necrosis Factor α (TNFα) in a General Hospital Setting in Korea

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: February 11, 2011
Last Update Posted: March 19, 2013
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Janssen Korea, Ltd., Korea
This is an observational study to estimate the proportion of patients diagnosed with RA visiting a medical internist in a general hospital in Korea who are candidates for anti‐TNF α therapy.

Condition Phase
Rheumatoid Arthritis Phase 4

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: The Prevalence of Out-patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis Fulfilling the Indication for Anti-tumor Necrosis Factor(TNFa) Therapy in General Hospital Setting in Korea: a Multi-center, Non-interventional, Observational Study

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Further study details as provided by Janssen Korea, Ltd., Korea:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of anti-TNF α agent candidates fulfilling the reimbursement guideline of Korea government in total out-patients with RA [ Time Frame: Baseline ]
  • Number of anti‐TNF α agent candidates based on the clinical judgement in total out‐ patients with RA [ Time Frame: Baseline ]

Enrollment: 1700
Study Start Date: December 2011
Study Completion Date: August 2012
Primary Completion Date: August 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Participants with diagnosis of RA visiting an internist as an outpatient

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosed with RA
  • Visiting a medical internist in a study site during the study period on out patient basis
  • Able to give written informed consent voluntarily Exclusion Criteria: None
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01294722

Korea, Republic of
Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Sponsors and Collaborators
Janssen Korea, Ltd., Korea
Study Director: Janssen Korea, Ltd., Korea Clinical Trial Janssen Korea, Ltd., Korea
  More Information

Responsible Party: Janssen Korea, Ltd., Korea
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01294722     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CR100769
REMICADEARA4015 ( Other Identifier: Janssen Korea, Ltd., Korea )
First Submitted: February 10, 2011
First Posted: February 11, 2011
Last Update Posted: March 19, 2013
Last Verified: March 2013

Keywords provided by Janssen Korea, Ltd., Korea:
Rheumatoid Arthritis
anti-TNF α

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Arthritis, Rheumatoid
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Connective Tissue Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Pathologic Processes