Article info

PDF

Original article
Obesity is a strong predictor of worse clinical outcomes and treatment responses in early rheumatoid arthritis: results from the SWEFOT trial

Authors

  • Adrian Levitsky Unit for Clinical Therapy Research, Inflammatory Diseases (ClinTRID), Department of Medicine, Solna, Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, SwedenRheumatology Unit, Department of Medicine, Solna, Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Kerstin Brismar Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ingiäld Hafström Unit of Gastroenterology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Huddinge, Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Karen Hambardzumyan Unit for Clinical Therapy Research, Inflammatory Diseases (ClinTRID), Department of Medicine, Solna, Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, SwedenRheumatology Unit, Department of Medicine, Solna, Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Cecilia Lourdudoss Unit for Clinical Therapy Research, Inflammatory Diseases (ClinTRID), Department of Medicine, Solna, Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ronald F van Vollenhoven Unit for Clinical Therapy Research, Inflammatory Diseases (ClinTRID), Department of Medicine, Solna, Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, SwedenDepartment of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Saedis Saevarsdottir Rheumatology Unit, Department of Medicine, Solna, Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Saedis Saevarsdottir; saedis.saevarsdottir{at}ki.se
View Full Text

Citation

Levitsky A, Brismar K, Hafström I, et al
Obesity is a strong predictor of worse clinical outcomes and treatment responses in early rheumatoid arthritis: results from the SWEFOT trial

Publication history

  • Received 9 March 2017
  • Revision received 16 April 2017
  • Accepted 2 May 2017
  • Published in print 1 August 2017.
  • Published online 9 August 2017.

Request permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.