Rheumatoid arthritis and thrombosis.

@article{Mameli2009RheumatoidAA,
  title={Rheumatoid arthritis and thrombosis.},
  author={Antonella Mameli and Doris Barcellona and Francesco Marongiu},
  journal={Clinical and experimental rheumatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={846-55}
}
OBJECTIVE To review prevalence, risk factors and mechanisms of thrombosis in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). METHODS Available medical literature on PubMed was reviewed and relevant information summarized. RESULTS Patients affected by RA present an increased risk of thromboembolism, an important cause of morbidity and mortality. Research is focused on the role of disease-associated risk factors and predisposing conditions such as endothelial dysfunction, hypercoagulability, pro-thrombotic… CONTINUE READING
11 Citations
160 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 11 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 160 references

ARGYROPOULOU MI et al.: Early treatment reduces the cardiovascular risk factors in newly diagnosed rheumatoid arthritis patients

  • AN GORGIADIS, PV VOULGARI
  • Semin Arthritis Rheum
  • 2008

FRANSSEN R, KASTELEIN JJ, LEVI M, STROES ES, TAK PP: Systemic inflammation as a risk factor for atherothrombosis

  • SI VAN LEUVEN
  • Rheumatology (Oxford).
  • 2008
1 Excerpt

Long-term exposure to mediumdose glucocorticoid therapy associates with hypertension in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

  • VF PANOULAS, KM DOUGLAS, HJ MILIONIS
  • J Rheumatol (Oxford)
  • 2008
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…