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What is the goal of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) therapy?
Stephen Paget, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

Date Added: 05/16/13

The goal of therapy in rheumatoid arthritis is to improve life and prolong it. Basically it's aimed at disease modification which means avoidance of damage, avoidance of erosions, or joint space narrowing with the attendant deformities and functional limitation. Not only is the focus on improving ...
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Dr. Stephen Paget, MD, was the Physician-in-Chief and Chairman of the Division of Rheumatology at Hospital For Special Surgery and the Joseph P. Routh Professor of Medicine and Rheumatic Disease at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and the New York Presbyterian Hospital for fifteen years and is now the Physician-in-Chief Emeritus.
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