The use of glucocorticoids in rheumatoid arthritis - no 'rational' approach yet
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Division of Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Arthritis Research & Therapy 2010, 12:127 doi:10.1186/ar3035
See related research by Ibanez et al., http://arthritis-research.com/content/12/2/R50Published: 25 June 2010
The relationship between glucocorticoids and bone mineral density in rheumatoid arthritis is complex. Further study into the optimal dosing, timing and duration of glucocorticoid use in rheumatoid arthritis is necessary.