rheumatology
Rheumatoid arthritis

Bariatric surgery improves disease activity in RA

Bariatric surgery has a significant impact on disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis, an observational study finds. Among 53 RA patients who underwent bariatric surgery, there were significant improvements in RA disease activity, serum inflammatory markers, and RA-related medication usage, reported the researchers led by Jeffrey Sparks from the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. One year after bariatric surgery, ...

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