A One Year Case Control Study in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Indicates a Prevention of Bone Mineral Density Loss in Both Responders and Non Responders to Infliximab

Hubert Marotte; Beatrice Pallot-Prades; Laurent Grange; Philippe Gaudin; Christian Alexandre; Pierre Miossec

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Arthritis Res Ther. 2007;9(3) 

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This study indicates that TNF-a inhibition controls bone loss related to generalized osteoporosis within the context of RA. This is another reason to differentiate local joint inflammation from juxta-articular bone destruction.

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