Decreasing muscle performance associated with increasing disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

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OBJECTIVES Increasing evidence suggests that inflammation has a detrimental effect on muscle strength. Our objective was to analyse the association between muscle performance and different disease activity levels in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). METHOD A total of 199 consecutive outpatients were subject to cross-sectional assessment… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0194917

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