Rheumatoid arthritis

Which screening test is best for liver fibrosis in patients treated with MTX?

Transient elastography (TE) is a better screening tool for liver fibrosis when compared to Hepascore, FIB-4 or APRI in people with rheumatoid arthritis treated with methotrexate, an Australian study shows. Published in the Internal Medicine Journal, the WA study recruited 56 patients with long-standing methotrexate use from outpatient general rheumatology and inflammatory arthritis clinics at ...

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