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Ultrasonographic and radiographic results from a two-year controlled trial of immediate or one-year-delayed addition of infliximab to ongoing methotrexate therapy in patients with erosive early rheumatoid arthritis.

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OBJECTIVE: To compare the impact of immediate and delayed introduction of anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy on inflammation and structural damage in methotrexate (MTX)-treated patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA). METHODS: Twenty-four patients with erosive early RA (duration < 3 years) who were receiving MTX were randomized to receive infliximab 5 mg/kg or placebo infusions at weeks 0, 2, and 6, and then every 8 weeks through week 46. Beginning at week 54 and thereafter, all pati...

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10.1002/art.21544

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Journal:
Arthritis and rheumatism More from this journal
Volume:
54
Issue:
1
Pages:
47-53
Publication date:
2006-01-01
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EISSN:
1529-0131
ISSN:
0004-3591
Language:
English
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pubs:226531
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uuid:a937d904-522c-4435-8087-77db7532a4c1
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226531
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2013-11-16

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