The carotid artery atherosclerosis burden and its relation to cardiovascular risk factors in black and white Africans with established rheumatoid arthritis: a cross-sectional study.

@article{Solomon2012TheCA,
  title={The carotid artery atherosclerosis burden and its relation to cardiovascular risk factors in black and white Africans with established rheumatoid arthritis: a cross-sectional study.},
  author={Ahmed Solomon and Angela Jill Woodiwiss and A Talib O Abdool-Carrim and Belinda A Stevens and Gavin Robert Norton and Patrick H Dessein},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  year={2012},
  volume={39 9},
  pages={1798-806}
}
OBJECTIVE Black Africans currently experience a distinctly low frequency of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Whether this protection persists in those with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is unknown. We compared the carotid atherosclerosis burden and its relationships with cardiovascular (CV) risk factors between Africans with RA from a developing black… CONTINUE READING