Effect of total knee arthroplasty on disease activity in patients with established rheumatoid arthritis: 3-year follow-up results of combined medical therapy and surgical intervention.

Abstract

Though excellent clinical results have been reported for total knee arthroplasty (TKA) in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients, the medium-term effect of TKA on RA disease activity remains unknown. This analysis aimed to assess changes in disease activity after TKA in patients with established RA. We analyzed the systemic effects of TKA on RA disease activity… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10165-010-0309-3

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