Title

Rheumatoid arthritis: Repair of erosion in RA--shifting the balance to formation

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology

Date

9-21-2011

Document Type

Article

Medical Subject Headings

Arthritis, Rheumatoid; Bone Resorption; Drug Therapy, Combination; Humans; Methotrexate; Osteogenesis; Treatment Outcome; Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha

Disciplines

Cells | Musculoskeletal Diseases | Rheumatology | Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases

Abstract

Repair of bone erosions in rheumatoid arthritis has been considered a difficult goal to achieve. However—with better therapies at hand to control synovial inflammation—sensitive μCT imaging techniques now available confirm that repair of bone erosion is possible, and begins at the base of erosive lesions.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: Nat Rev Rheumatol. 2011 Sep 20;7(11):626-8. doi: 10.1038/nrrheum.2011.133. Link to article on publisher's site

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Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

21931342