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Erosive Osteoarthritis of the Hands: Treatment by Methotrexate Versus Placebo

2014-08-27 03:15:55 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Interest of methotrexate in inflammatory rheumatisms was demonstrated since several years.

At present time,there is no effective treatment against digital arthritis. The investigators purpose to measure the efficacy of methotrexate on digital arthritis.

In this aim, two groups were compared. The first group receive 10mg/week of methotrexate administered in one shot (every Monday for example)during 12 months. The second group receive 10mg/week of placebo according to the same procedure

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Polyarthritis

Intervention

Methotrexate, Placebo

Location

Nice University Hospital, Rheumatology Department
Nice
France
06000

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:55-0400

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