[Assessment of endothelial function in autoimmune diseases].

  title={[Assessment of endothelial function in autoimmune diseases].},
  author={Ygal Benhamou and J{\'e}r{\'e}my Bellien and Guillaume Armengol and Elodie Gomez and Vincent Richard and Herv{\'e} L{\'e}vesque and Robinson Joannid{\`e}s},
  journal={La Revue de medecine interne},
  volume={35 8},
Numerous autoimmune-inflammatory rheumatic diseases have been associated with accelerated atherosclerosis or other types of vasculopathy leading to an increase in cardiovascular disease incidence. In addition to traditional cardiovascular risk factors, endothelial dysfunction is an important early event in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis, contributing… CONTINUE READING