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The incidence of gastrointestinal perforations among rheumatoid arthritis patients

Arthritis and Rheumatism

Feb 1, 2011

Jeffrey R CurtisElizabeth S Delzell

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Gastrointestinal (GI) perforation has emerged as a novel safety concern in relation to medications used to treat rheumatoid arthritis (RA). This study was undertaken to characterize the incidence and risk factors for GI perforation in RA patients. Using administrative databases of a lar...read more

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Glucocorticoids
Comorbidity
Biological Factors
Diverticulitis
Glucocorticoids, Systemic
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Gastrointestinal Perforation
Adverse Event
Intestinal Perforation
Methotrexate
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The incidence of gastrointestinal perforations among rheumatoid arthritis patients

Arthritis and Rheumatism

Feb 1, 2011

Jeffrey R CurtisElizabeth S Delzell

PMID: 20967860

DOI: 10.1002/art.30107

Abstract

Gastrointestinal (GI) perforation has emerged as a novel safety concern in relation to medications used to treat rheumatoid arthritis (RA). This study was undertaken to characterize the incidence and risk factors for GI perforation in RA patients. Using administrative databases of a lar...read more

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Glucocorticoids
Comorbidity
Biological Factors
Diverticulitis
Glucocorticoids, Systemic
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32

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