TITLE

Review: The addition of infliximab and etanercept to methotrexate is effective in the long term for rheumatoid arthritis: COMMENTARY

AUTHOR(S)
Meyerhoff, John
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Sept/Oct2007, Vol. 147 Issue 2, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on a review by M.E. Suarez-Almazor and colleagues of a research that suggested that addition of infliximab (IFX) and etanercept (ETN) to methotrexate was effective in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). It is viewed that the review was outdated as studies published before September 2005 were included, and only the first-year data was assessed. It is also stated that the review does not tell how its result translate with clinical practice.
ACCESSION #
27029970

 

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