Seeing rheumatologist sooner may cut need for joint surgery

02/26/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

Patients who consulted a rheumatologist within three months of a rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis had less chance of needing orthopedic surgery during the next year compared with those who had later visits, according to a study of 1,051 patients. The findings appeared in the journal Rheumatology.

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