Effects of duration of glucocorticoid therapy on relapse rate in antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis: A meta-analysis.

@article{Walsh2010EffectsOD,
  title={Effects of duration of glucocorticoid therapy on relapse rate in antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis: A meta-analysis.},
  author={M. P. Walsh and Peter A. Merkel and Alfred Mahr and David Jayne},
  journal={Arthritis care & research},
  year={2010},
  volume={62 8},
  pages={1166-73}
}
OBJECTIVE Disease relapses are common for patients with antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis (AAV). The role of low-dose glucocorticoids (GC) in relapse prevention is controversial. We undertook a systematic review and meta-analysis to determine if GC target doses influence relapses of AAV. METHODS Medline, EMBase, and Cochrane databases were searched for observational studies and randomized controlled trials of treatment of AAV that included a predefined GC treatment… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.
53 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 53 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…