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Will Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) affect my lifespan?
Maxime Dougados, MD
René Descartes University, Paris, France

Date Added: 06/27/13

Any person around the world is afraid when he is becoming sick about expectancy of life and whether or not, if he is still alive, whether or not he will be disabled; the wheelchair … that's … Now, we have a very positive answer for the people because we are in a position to answer to the people that...
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Maxime Dougados is Professor of Rheumatology at the René Descartes University and Cochin Hospital in Paris, France. The focus of Professor Dougados' clinical practice is rheumatoid arthritis (RA), osteoarthritis (OA), spondylarthropathies and osteoporosis. He is particularly currently involved in 2 ongoing national cohorts of patients suffering from either early synovitis (ESPOIR cohort) or inflammatory back pain (DESIR cohort). His particular clinical interest is in clinical epidemiology. Research in his department focuses on outcome measures in musculoskeletal disorders.
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