Relationship between tumor necrosis factor-α inhibitors and cardiovascular disease in psoriasis: a review.

@article{Nguyen2014RelationshipBT,
  title={Relationship between tumor necrosis factor-α inhibitors and cardiovascular disease in psoriasis: a review.},
  author={Thao Thanh Nguyen and Jashin J Wu},
  journal={The Permanente journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={49-54}
}
Psoriasis, a cutaneous disease that is increasingly recognized as a systemic inflammatory process, is associated with an increased risk for the development of cardiovascular disease. Although use of tumor necrosis factor-α inhibitors for the treatment of psoriasis has also been associated with decreased incidence of major adverse cardiac events, the precise mechanism by which these agents lower cardiovascular risk remains uncertain. Speculated mechanisms include the suppression of systemic… CONTINUE READING
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