New approaches to the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

@article{Miescher1988NewAT,
  title={New approaches to the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis},
  author={Peter A. Miescher and Y Huang and Rudolf H. Zubler},
  journal={Springer Seminars in Immunopathology},
  year={1988},
  volume={10},
  pages={251-262}
}
Today's concept of the pathogenesis of RA permits the establishment of rational treatment regimens, the goal of which is to prevent irreparable tissue damage by an early and rapid induction of remission. Awareness of a genetic predisposition to the disease permits the clinician and patient to be realistic about the risk of relapse and the need for maintenance therapy in severe cases. The most suitable way of halting the basic disease process is to act on the cellular mechanism underlying the… CONTINUE READING
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