Rheumatoid arthritis

MRI not yet ready for disease monitoring in RA

Changes in RA joint inflammation on MRI are only weakly correlated with changes in conventional disease activity scores, suggesting that MRI is not an appropriate tool to guide escalation of therapy, New Zealand researchers have concluded. Professor Fiona McQueen, from the University of Auckland, and colleagues compared changes in MRI inflammation and DAS28CRP in 66 ...

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