Journal article

Improvement in Patient-Reported Outcomes (Dermatology Life Quality Index and the Psoriasis Symptoms and Signs Diary) with Guselkumab in Moderate-to-Severe Plaque Psoriasis: Results from the Phase III VOYAGE 1 and VOYAGE 2 Studies

April W Armstrong, Kristian Reich, Peter Foley, Chenglong Han, Michael Song, Yaung-Kaung Shen, Yin You, Kim A Papp

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL DERMATOLOGY | ADIS INT LTD | Published : 2019

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) may be markedly impaired in patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis. OBJECTIVES: Our objectives were to compare improvements in Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI) and Psoriasis Symptoms and Signs Diary (PSSD) scores between patients receiving guselkumab compared with placebo or adalimumab and to correlate these improvements with skin clearance. METHODS: Pooled phase III VOYAGE 1 and VOYAGE 2 data were evaluated through week 24. At baseline, patients were randomized to guselkumab 100 mg, placebo, or adalimumab 40 mg. At week 16, patients receiving placebo switched to guselkumab. Assessment measures included DLQI percent change from base..

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