14.3 Early cardiovascular risk assessment in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis

@inproceedings{Vlahos2008143EC,
  title={14.3 Early cardiovascular risk assessment in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis},
  author={A Vlahos and Sapfo Alfantaki and Aris Bechlioulis and Kostas Vakalis and L K Michalis and Antigoni Siamopoulou},
  year={2008}
}
Background Inflammation has emerged as an important factor that contributes to the development of atherosclerosis and is associated with increased cardiovascular risk. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is a chronic inflammatory condition with its origin in childhood. Its adult form, rheumatoid arthritis, has been associated with an excess of… CONTINUE READING