William H Pearce

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BACKGROUND We determined whether statin use (versus nonuse) is associated with superior lower-extremity functioning independently of cholesterol levels and other confounders in patients with and without peripheral arterial disease. METHODS AND RESULTS Participants included 392 men and women with an ankle brachial index (ABI) <0.90 and 249 with ABI 0.90 to(More)
INTRODUCTION Our objectives were to examine mononuclear cell gene expression profiles in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and healthy controls and to compare subsets with and without atherosclerosis to determine which genes' expression is related to atherosclerosis in SLE. METHODS Monocytes were obtained from 20 patients with SLE and 16(More)
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