9a.04: Cardiovascular Risk Factor Profile in an Italian Cohort of Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Results of a Three Years Follow-up.

@article{Erba20159a04CR,
  title={9a.04: Cardiovascular Risk Factor Profile in an Italian Cohort of Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Results of a Three Years Follow-up.},
  author={G Erba and Giorgia Grosso and Carlo Valena and M. L{\'o}pez De La Riva and Elisabetta Allevi and Mauro Betelli and Rita Facchetti and Giuseppe Mancia and Mar{\'i}a Pozzi and Guido Grassi},
  journal={Journal of hypertension},
  year={2015},
  volume={33 Suppl 1},
  pages={e118}
}
OBJECTIVE Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a systemic inflammatory disease characterized by an elevated cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, but detailed informations on the risk score profile using different approaches, as well as on the major determinant(s) of the cardiovascular risk of these patients are scanty. DESIGN AND METHOD The present study reports data collected in a cohort of RA patients with CV risk score calculators Framingham and SCORE uncorrected or corrected according to… CONTINUE READING