Relationship between arterial dysfunction and extra-articular features in patients with rheumatoid arthritis


Systemic inflammation may be a common process that underpins both atherosclerosis and extra-articular features (ExRA) of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). We evaluated the relationship between ExRA and arterial dysfunction in 114 consecutive patients with RA (82% women) without overt arterial disease aged 40–65 years. A trained research nurse undertook ‘SphygmoCor… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00296-011-1902-2


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