Prevalence of and predictive factors for sustained diseasemodifying antirheumatic drug-free remission in rheumatoid arthritis: results from two large early arthritis cohorts

December 2009
International Journal of Advances in Rheumatology;2009, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p126
Academic Journal
This study of two cohorts of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients revealed that up to 15% of those who were treated with conventional therapy (disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs [DMARDs] or nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs) had sustained DMARD-free remission. Furthermore, this remission could be predicted by several factors.


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