Tight control in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis: efficacy and feasibility.

  title={Tight control in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis: efficacy and feasibility.},
  author={Marije Fokje Bakker and Johannes Wilhelmus Gerardus Jacobs and Suzanne M. M. Verstappen and Johannes W J Bijlsma Bijlsma},
  journal={Annals of the rheumatic diseases},
  volume={66 Suppl 3},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the available evidence on the efficacy and feasibility of the new concept of tight control in randomised trials in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Tight control is a treatment strategy tailored to the individual patient with RA, which aims to achieve a predefined level of low disease activity or remission within a certain period of time. METHODS The literature database PubMed was searched and yielded four trials: the FIN-RACo trial, the TICORA study, the BeSt… CONTINUE READING

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