AB0372 Physical Exercise has no Influence on Markers of Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis

@inproceedings{Villarino2015AB0372PE,
  title={AB0372 Physical Exercise has no Influence on Markers of Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis},
  author={Montserrat Robustillo Villarino and Enrique Rodilla Sala and F. Gil Latorre and M. D. Yba{\~n}ez Garcia and M. A. Mart{\'i}nez Ferrer and Elia Valls Pascual and Elvira Vicens Bernabeu and Cristina Vergara Dangond and G. Alber Esp{\'i} and J. J. Alegre Sancho},
  year={2015}
}
Background Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is associated with increased morbidity and mortality related to cardiovascular disease (CVD). Physical exercise (PE) is related with significant beneficial effects on the CV system; however, in patients with RA few studies demonstrate that PE is beneficial for functional prognosis or surrogate markers of CVD in RA. Objectives To determine the effect of PE and hours of weekly physical activity on subclinical CVD markers in patients with RA. Methods The study… CONTINUE READING