Cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in women diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antirheumatic Agents
  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip
  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee
  • Perioperative Care
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Rheumatology

abstract

  • In this large prospective cohort of women, participants with rheumatoid arthritis had a significantly increased risk of myocardial infarction but not stroke compared with those without rheumatoid arthritis. If these data are confirmed, aggressive coronary heart disease prevention strategies should be tested for persons with rheumatoid arthritis.

publication date

  • March 11, 2003

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/01.CIR.0000054612.26458.B2

PubMed ID

  • 12628952

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1303

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 107

number

  • 9