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Comparison of Tripterygium wilfordii Hook F with methotrexate in the treatment of active rheumatoid arthritis (TRIFRA): a randomised, controlled clinical trial

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  • Qian-wen Lv Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Wen Zhang Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Qun Shi Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Wen-jie Zheng Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Xin Li Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Hua Chen Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Qing-jun Wu Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Wan-lan Jiang Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Hong-bin Li Department of Rheumatology, Affiliated Hospital of Inner Mongolia Medical College, Huhhot, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Lu Gong Department of Rheumatology, General Hospital of Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Wei Wei Department of Rheumatology, General Hospital of Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Hui Liu Department of Rheumatology, Beijing Dongfang Hospital, Beijing, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ai-jing Liu Department of Rheumatology, Second Hospital of Hebei Medical University, Hebei, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Hong-tao Jin Department of Rheumatology, Second Hospital of Hebei Medical University, Hebei, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jun-xiang Wang Department of Rheumatology, Third Hospital of Hebei Medical University, Hebei, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Xiu-mei Liu Department of Rheumatology, First Hospital of Shanxi Medical University, Shanxi, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Zhen-bin Li Department of Rheumatology, The Bethune International Heping Hospital of Hebei, Hebei, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Bin Liu Department of Rheumatology, The Affiliated Hospital of QingDao University Medical College, Shandong, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Min Shen Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Qian Wang Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Xiang-ni Wu Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Di Liang Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Yu-feng Yin Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Yun-yun Fei Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jing-mei Su Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Li-dan Zhao Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ying Jiang Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jing Li Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Fu-lin Tang Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Feng-chun Zhang Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Peter E Lipsky Formerly National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Xuan Zhang Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Xuan Zhang, Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing 100730, China; zxpumch2003{at}sina.com and Dr Peter E Lipsky, Formerly National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA; peterlipsky@comcast.net
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Lv Q, Zhang W, Shi Q, et al
Comparison of Tripterygium wilfordii Hook F with methotrexate in the treatment of active rheumatoid arthritis (TRIFRA): a randomised, controlled clinical trial

Publication history

  • Received October 23, 2013
  • Revised February 24, 2014
  • Accepted March 1, 2014
  • First published April 14, 2014.
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May 08, 2015

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