TITLE

MMF VS CTX IN THE TREATMENT OF SEVERE SLE PATIENTS

PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Lupus;Jan2001 Supplement 1, Vol. 10, pS99
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
An abstract of the article "MMF VS CTX in the Treatment of Severe SLE Patients" is presented. The researchers aim to evaluate the efficacy and side-effects of MMF in severe SLE patients treatment compared with CTX. In this study, theere are 90 severe systemic lupus erythematosus that were selected with various conditions.
ACCESSION #
23306290

 

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