Association between Vitamin D Deficiency and Carotid Intima-media Thickness in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis


Objective. The present study determined if vitamin D deficiency is a potential risk factor for increased carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Methods. This cross-sectional study analyzed 50 consecutive female RA patients without cardiovascular disease history at the Pusan National University Hospital between… (More)


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