Table 1

Clinical characteristics of the patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Patient

Disease duration

(months)

Site of surgery

Gender

Medication


1

180

Knee

Female

Prednisolone, 5 mg/d; celecoxib, 200 mg/d; gasmotine, 2.5 mg/d

2

36

Knee

Female

Cyclosporin A, 100 mg/d; triamcinolone, 2 mg/d

3

240

Knee

Male

Prednisolone, 5 mg/d; hydroxychloroquine, 200 mg/d; sulfasalazine, 500 mg/d

4

180

Hip

Female

Hydroxychloroquine, 200 mg/d

5

187

Knee

Female

Deflazacort, 5 mg/d; methotrexate, 12.5 mg/wk; leflunomide, 10 mg/d; hydroxychloroquine, 200 mg/d


Kim et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2012 14:R187   doi:10.1186/ar4018

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