Baseline MRI osteitis and tenosynovitis were independent predictors of 2 year MRI damage progression in RA patients in clinical remission, while independent predictors of radiographic damage progression were age and gender. Following an MRI treat-to-target strategy, low scores of patient-reported outcomes and low tender joint count predicted achievement of stringent remission.
Predictors of joint damage progression and stringent remission in patients with established rheumatoid arthritis in clinical remission.
November 15, 2020
Møller-Bisgaard S, Georgiadis S, Hørslev-Petersen K, Ejbjerg B, Hetland ML, Ørnbjerg LM, Glinatsi D, Møller J, Boesen M, Stengaard-Pedersen K, Madsen OR, Jensen B, Villadsen JA, Hauge EM, Bennett P, Hendricks O, Asmussen K, Kowalski M, Lindegaard H, Bliddal H, Krogh NS, Ellingsen T, Nielsen AH, Balding L, Jurik AG, Thomsen HS, Østergaard M.