Association of hyperlipidaemia, inflammation and serological status and coronary heart disease among patients with rheumatoid arthritis: Data from the National Veterans Health Administration Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Arthritis, Rheumatoid
  • Coronary Disease
  • Hyperlipidemias
  • Inflammation
  • Myocardial Infarction

abstract

  • In this predominantly older male RA cohort, there was no clear association between LDL-C and CHD, whereas higher HDL-C was inversely associated with MI and stroke. CRP and ESR were similarly associated with increase MI risk and stroke, reflecting the prominent role of inflammation in CHD risk in RA.

publication date

  • February 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4752663

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1136/annrheumdis-2013-204987

PubMed ID

  • 25609412

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 341

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 75

number

  • 2