[Analysis of paraoxonase activity and lipid profile in lupus patients].

@article{Kiss2005AnalysisOP,
  title={[Analysis of paraoxonase activity and lipid profile in lupus patients].},
  author={Emese Kiss and Ildik{\'o} Seres and Kocsis Zsolt and T{\"u}nde Tarr and Istv{\'a}n Cs{\'i}pő and Gyula Szegedi and Gy{\"o}rgy J R Paragh},
  journal={Orvosi hetilap},
  year={2005},
  volume={146 47},
  pages={2395-402}
}
INTRODUCTION Immune-inflammatory processes play important role in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. Therefore, increasing attention is focused on rheumatic diseases with chronic inflammation, such as systemic lupus erythematosus. Besides direct influences, inflammation may modify the development of atherosclerosis by other mechanisms. AIMS To examine paraaoxonase activity and lipid profile in lupus patients. METHODS Authors entered 37 definitive lupus patients and 30 age- and sex-matched… CONTINUE READING