Lipoprotein lipase in relation to inflammatory activity in rheumatoid arthritis.

  title={Lipoprotein lipase in relation to inflammatory activity in rheumatoid arthritis.},
  author={Solveig W{\aa}llberg-Jonsson and G{\"o}sta Dahl{\'e}n and Owe Johnson and Gunilla Olivecrona and Solbritt Rantap{\"a}{\"a}-Dahlqvist},
  journal={Journal of internal medicine},
  volume={240 6},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the impact of chronic inflammation on lipoprotein lipase (LPL) levels and tri-glyceride metabolism in patients wit rheumatoid arthritis (RA). DESIGN Plasma levels of LPL activity and mass before and after heparin were determined in post-menopausal women with active RA and in controls. The results were related to lipid levels and inflammatory variables. The LPL activity and mass together with triglyceride levels were also measured before and 6 h after an oral fat load… CONTINUE READING
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