A randomized controlled trial of early intervention with intraarticular corticosteroids followed by sulfasalazine versus conservative treatment in early oligoarthritis.

@article{MarzoOrtega2007ARC,
  title={A randomized controlled trial of early intervention with intraarticular corticosteroids followed by sulfasalazine versus conservative treatment in early oligoarthritis.},
  author={Helena Marzo-Ortega and Michael J Green and A L Keenan and Richard J. Wakefield and Susanna M Proudman and P T J Emery},
  journal={Arthritis and rheumatism},
  year={2007},
  volume={57 1},
  pages={154-60}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the outcome after 52 weeks of early intervention with intraarticular corticosteroid injections followed by sulfasalazine versus conservative therapy in patients with recent-onset oligoarthritis in a randomized controlled trial. METHODS Patients with <or=4 joints with clinical synovitis (disease duration <or=12 months) were… CONTINUE READING