A prospective case-controlled cohort study of endothelial function in patients with moderate to severe psoriasis.

@article{MartynSimmons2011APC,
  title={A prospective case-controlled cohort study of endothelial function in patients with moderate to severe psoriasis.},
  author={Claire L Martyn-Simmons and Ranthilaka R. Ranawaka and Philip C. Chowienczyk and M. A. Crook and Michael Marber and Catherine H Smith and Jonathan N. W. N. Barker},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2011},
  volume={164 1},
  pages={26-32}
}
BACKGROUND There is well-documented evidence that patients with moderate and severe psoriasis have a significantly increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). While this risk can, at least in part, be attributed to the high prevalence of traditional risk factors in the population with psoriasis, some epidemiological evidence suggests it may be independent of these. OBJECTIVES This prospective, case-controlled study investigates whether psoriasis is a risk factor for CVD using two… CONTINUE READING