Items Tagged ‘Dr. Courtney A. Shourt’

February 1, 2012

Joint Surgery Growing Less Common in Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Joint replacement surgery continues to become less common in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, probably reflecting the widespread adoption of disease modifying antirheumatic drugs, judging from findings of a population-based study published in this month’s Journal of Rheumatology…In this study, “we examined whether the prior sex differences and use trends in reduced surgical intervention for RA […]

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Tags: Dr. Courtney A. Shourt, joint replacement surgery, rheumatoid arthritis, The Journal of Rheumatology

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