Effects of glucocorticoids on weight change during the treatment of Wegener's granulomatosis Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Glucocorticoids
  • Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis
  • Prednisone
  • Weight Gain

abstract

  • Disease control was associated with lower cumulative GC doses but greater weight gain. More than one-fifth of patients gained >10 kg in the first year of treatment. The quantity of weight gained by patients during treatment has potential future health implications.

publication date

  • May 15, 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4508273

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/art.23561

PubMed ID

  • 18438908

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 746

end page

  • 53

volume

  • 59

number

  • 5