Inflammation and vascularisation markers of arthroscopically-guided finger joint synovial biospies reflect global disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis.
- Published Article
Clinical and experimental rheumatology
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Some histological findings in arthroscopically-guided biopsies of the dominantly affected MCP joint reflect global disease activity measures and their changes in RA patients. Moreover, repeated MCP synovial biopsy may distinguish true responders from individuals with residual disease activity, who are not readily recognized by clinical means.
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