Persistently active disease is common in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, particularly in women: a long-term inception cohort study

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Abstract

Objectives: Despite improved treatment strategies for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), some patients do not respond satisfactorily. The aim of this study was to investigate the course and outcome of early RA diagnosed during the 1990s and followed for 8 years with a focus on those who did not respond well to treatment. Method: This study included 640 patients (66% women) who were enrolled in the BARFOT (Better Anti-Rheumatic PharmacOTherapy) RA inception cohort between the years 1993 and 1999. The 28-joint count Disease Activity Score (DAS28)

Detaljer

Författare
  • B. Svensson
  • MLE L E Andersson
  • K. Forslind
  • S. Ajeganova
  • I. Hafström
Enheter & grupper
Externa organisationer
  • Spenshult Hospital
  • Karolinska University Hospital
Forskningsområden

Ämnesklassifikation (UKÄ) – OBLIGATORISK

  • Reumatologi och inflammation
Originalspråkengelska
Sidor (från-till)448-455
TidskriftScandinavian Journal of Rheumatology
Volym45
Utgåva nummer6
StatusPublished - 2016 nov
PublikationskategoriForskning
Peer review utfördJa