L Sue Andersen

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OBJECTIVE To identify predictors of radiographic progression in a 2-year randomised, double-blind, clinical study (CIMESTRA) of patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA). METHODS Patients with(More)
Emerging research has provided support for the use of the Kessler Psychological Distress Scales in developing countries; however, this research has yet to be extended to southern Africa. This study(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether clinical and radiographic disease control can be achieved and maintained in patients with early, active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) during the second year of aggressive(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether red cell folate (RCF) levels relate to side effects, withdrawals, or disease activity during treatment with the folic acid antagonist methotrexate (MTX) for(More)
OBJECTIVES The aims of this study were to investigate the influence of alendronate and intra-articular betamethasone treatment on bone mineral density (BMD) changes in hand, lumbar spine and femoral(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine to what extent shared epitopes, smoking, and anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide (anti-CCP) antibodies are associated with disease activity and erosive disease in patients with(More)