Shailey S Desai

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INTRODUCTION Accelerated cardiovascular (CV) disease significantly contributes to increased mortality in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients, with a risk comparable to the one observed in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM). Part of this enhanced risk in RA is attributed to traditional cardiovascular risk factors (CRFs). The aims of this study were(More)
Rats injected with a single, 50-mg dose of bromoethylamine (BEA) developed papillary necrosis accompanied by sever interstitial fibrosis. At 1 mo, the creatinine clearance decreased (control 0.66 versus BEA 0.33 ml/min per 100 g body wt, P = 0.02), and the urine albumin-to-creatinine ratio increased markedly (control 0.19 versus BEA 0.51, P = 0.02). In a(More)
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