Decreased flow-mediated dilatation with increased arterial stiffness and thickness as early signs of atherosclerosis in polymyositis and dermatomyositis patients

@article{Vincze2014DecreasedFD,
  title={Decreased flow-mediated dilatation with increased arterial stiffness and thickness as early signs of atherosclerosis in polymyositis and dermatomyositis patients},
  author={Melinda Vincze and Henriett D{\'e}r and Gy. Kerekes and P{\'e}ter Szodoray and Margit Zeher and Katalin Dank{\'o} and P{\'a}l Solt{\'e}sz},
  journal={Clinical Rheumatology},
  year={2014},
  volume={33},
  pages={1635-1641}
}
Several autoimmune rheumatic diseases have been associated with accelerated atherosclerosis or other different types of vasculopathy depending on the underlying disease, leading to increased cardio- and cerebrovascular disease risk. Polymyositis (PM) and dermatomyositis (DM), members of idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIMs), a group of systemic… CONTINUE READING