Are there effective treatments for Systemic Sclerosis?
It depends on which aspect of Systemic Sclerosis is considered.
Effective therapies exist for Systemic Sclerosis associated GERD, SRC, and SSc-associated PAH. Raynaud’s phenomenon often responds to vasodilator therapy (Raynaud’s phenomenon).
However, there remain large unmet needs with regard to managing the fibrotic aspects of the disease (especially skin thickening and progressive lung fibrosis), as well as Systemic Sclerosis-associated calcinosis and GI dysmotility.
Strategies for the management of these manifestations, including the more challenging forms of involvement.