Increased pulse wave velocity and shortened pulse wave propagation time in young patients with rheumatoid arthritis


YILDIZ M. , Soy M., Kurum T., Ozbay G.

CANADIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, cilt.20, ss.1097-1100, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 20 Konu: 11
  • Basım Tarihi: 2004
  • Dergi Adı: CANADIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1097-1100

Özet

BACKGROUND: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a systemic immune and inflammatory disease associated with excess cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Pulse wave velocity (PWV) is an index of arterial stiffness and a marker of cardiovascular events.