Tumor necrosis factor alpha inhibitors, methotrexate or both? An inquiry into the formal evidence for when they are to be used in rheumatoid arthritis


Yazici Y., Yazici H.

CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RHEUMATOLOGY, cilt.26, ss.449-452, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 26 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Dergi Adı: CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.449-452

Özet

Objective. The relative high cost and potential side effects mandate careful scrutiny as to when tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF) inhibitors should be used in everyday practice. We surveyed how TNF inhibitors performed in randomized controlled trials when compared to methotrexate in methotrexate naive rheumatoid arthritis patients.