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Table 1 Clinical data of five patients with rheumatoid arthritis at the time of joint surgery a

From: Downregulation of heat shock protein 70 protects rheumatoid arthritis fibroblast-like synoviocytes from nitric oxide-induced apoptosis

Patient Disease durationb, months Site of surgery Medication
1 74 Knee MTX 15 mg/wk, SSZ 1 g/d, Pd 5 mg/d
2 60 Knee NSAIDs
3 97.5 Knee Pd 10 mg/d
4 121 Knee Pd 10 mg/d
5 180 Hip HCQ 200 mg/d
  1. aAge of the patients was 57.0 ± 15.6 years (age range 35 to 73 years), and they were all female. bDisease duration is the time interval between symptom onset of rheumatoid arthritis and joint replacement surgery. HCQ, hydroxychlorquine; MTX, methotrexate; NSAID, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug; Pd, prednisolone; SSZ, sulfasalazine.