Kari T Puolakka

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the long-term frequency of disease remissions and the progression of joint damage in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who were initially randomized to 2 years of(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the evolution of functional and clinical outcomes over 11 years in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) initially treated with a combination of 3 disease-modifying(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy of therapy with a combination of disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) versus therapy with a single DMARD in the prevention of work disability in patients(More)
OBJECTIVE Early treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with combination treatment starting with methotrexate, sulfasalazine, hydroxychloroquine and prednisolone (FIN-RACo strategy) is(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore the impact of an early treatment response on maintenance of work capacity in patients with early, active rheumatoid arthritis (RA). METHODS In the Finnish Rheumatoid Arthritis(More)