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Lack of radiological and clinical benefit over two years of low dose prednisolone for rheumatoid arthritis: results of a randomised controlled trial
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    Interpretation of the WOSERACT data
    • John R Kirwan, Professor of Rheumatic Diseases
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      • Maaren Boers

    Dear Editor,

    We read with interest the report of the WOSERACT trial [1] that compared the addition of 7 mg daily prednisolone or placebo to sulfasalazine in early rheumatoid arthritis (RA). There are a number of important aspects of the trial which have been dealt with well: the sample size is adequate; appropriate attention has been paid to confounders; two separate and independent readers scored the radiograph...

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