Rheumatoid arthritis: a disease associated with accelerated atherogenesis.

  title={Rheumatoid arthritis: a disease associated with accelerated atherogenesis.},
  author={Miguel A Gonz{\'a}lez-Gay and Carlos Gonz{\'a}lez-Juanatey and Javier Mart{\'i}n},
  journal={Seminars in arthritis and rheumatism},
  volume={35 1},
OBJECTIVES Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a systemic inflammatory disease associated with an increased prevalence of coronary heart disease and a high cardiovascular (CV) mortality. In this article, a review of mechanisms implicated in the development of accelerated atherogenesis in RA was performed. The potential role of treatment to reduce the incidence of CV events in RA was also discussed. METHODS Retrospective review of the literature. The potential mechanisms implicated in the development… CONTINUE READING
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