Assessment of atherosclerosis by carotid intimomedial thickness in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

@article{Mahajan2008AssessmentOA,
  title={Assessment of atherosclerosis by carotid intimomedial thickness in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.},
  author={Viresh Mahajan and Rohini Handa and U. Senthil Kumar and Shrikant Sharma and Gurjeet Gulati and Ravindra Manohar Pandey and Rama Lakshmy},
  journal={The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India},
  year={2008},
  volume={56},
  pages={587-90}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of subclinical (asymptomatic) atherosclerosis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and to study the variables affecting such an occurrence. METHODS Case control study which included 100 patients with RA having disease duration more than 5 years and 100 healthy age and sex matched controls. Cases and controls… CONTINUE READING