Remission is the goal for cardiovascular risk management in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a cross-sectional comparative study.

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OBJECTIVES To compare markers of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk between patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in an active disease state and those with RA in remission, and to compare both groups with community controls. METHODS 113 patients with RA and 86 community controls were assessed across a panel of biomarkers for CVD. RA in remission was… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/ard.2010.141523

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