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Greater body mass independently predicts less radiographic progression on X-ray and MRI over 1–2 years

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  • Joshua F Baker Division of Rheumatology, Philadelphia Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Division of Rheumatology, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Mikkel Østergaard Copenhagen Center for Arthritis Research, Center for Rheumatology and Spine Diseases, Glostrup Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Michael George Division of Rheumatology, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Justine Shults Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Paul Emery Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK NIHR Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit, Chapel Allerton Hospital, Leeds, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Daniel G Baker Janssen Research & Development, LLC, Spring House, Pennsylvania, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Philip G Conaghan Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK NIHR Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit, Chapel Allerton Hospital, Leeds, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Joshua F Baker, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, 8 Penn Tower Building, 34th and Civic Center Blvd., Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA; bakerjo{at}uphs.upenn.edu
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Baker JF, Østergaard M, George M, et al
Greater body mass independently predicts less radiographic progression on X-ray and MRI over 1–2 years

Publication history

  • Received March 10, 2014
  • Revised July 12, 2014
  • Accepted July 17, 2014
  • First published August 4, 2014.
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October 05, 2014

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