Rosuvastatin improves endothelial dysfunction in rheumatoid arthritis
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
- Type: Poster
- By: SYNGLE, Ashit (Healing Touch City Clinic; Fortis, Int Medicine, Chandigarh, India)
- Co-author(s): Verma, Inderjeet (Punjabi University, Patiala, India)
Krishan, Pawan (Punjabi University, Patiala, India)
Garg, Nidhi (Punjabi University, Patiala, India)
Background:Inï¬‚ammation in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is associated with endothelial dysfunction (ED) which leads to accelerated atherosclerosis. Rosuvastatin improves the ED in non-rheumatic diseases but not yet been investigated in rheumatic diseases.
Aim:We aimed to investigate the effect of rosuvastatin on ED in RA.
Methods: Forty RA patients.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.