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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)
  • Abstract:

    Background:Inflammation 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..

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Last update 4 October 2019

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