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dc.contributor.authorMarpaung, Blondina
dc.date.accessioned2020-06-04T14:50:59Z
dc.date.available2020-06-04T14:50:59Z
dc.date.issued2020
dc.identifier.otherNurhusnah Siregar
dc.identifier.urihttp://repository.usu.ac.id/handle/123456789/71402
dc.descriptionBlondina Marpaungid
dc.description.abstractGreat advances in the treatment of chronic autoimmune inflammatory arthritis, concerning both therapeutic concepts and means, have marked the last two decades. In the 1990s the inversion of the classical “therapeutic pyramid” for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) became mainstream in rheumatologypractice,whilelatertheconcept“treatearlytotreateffectively”wasrealizedasanecessity in order to achieve favorable outcomes in RA both in the short and long term. Concerning medications methotrexate (MTX) was regarded as the “anchor drug” for the treatment of RA,while other disease- modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) such as cyclosporine A and leflunomide were recruited or developed to add further therapeutic benefit against chronic inflammatory arthritis as monotherapy or in combination.1 Despite the implementation of these new therapeutic concepts and agents there were issues still to be addressed. A considerable proportion of patients with RA could experience no significant benefit: for example in randomized controlled trials in early RA, 35% of patients receiving MTX monotherapy failed to achieve a 20% American College of Rheumatology (ACR) response at year 1 and 44% at year 2.id
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dc.publisherUniversitas Sumatera Utaraid
dc.subjectRheumatoid Arthritis Therapyid
dc.titleLong Term Efficacy in Adalimumab for Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapyid
dc.typeLecture Papersid


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