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Anti-inflammatory treatment improves high-density lipoprotein function in rheumatoid arthritis
  1. Francis O'Neill1,
  2. Marietta Charakida1,
  3. Eric Topham2,
  4. Eve McLoughlin1,
  5. Neha Patel1,
  6. Emma Sutill1,
  7. Christopher W M Kay2,
  8. Francesco D'Aiuto3,
  9. Ulf Landmesser4,
  10. Peter C Taylor5,
  11. John Deanfield1,6
  1. 1Vascular Physiology Unit, Institute of Cardiovascular Science, University College London, London, UK
  2. 2Institute of Structural & Molecular Biology and London Centre for Nanotechnology, University College London, London, UK
  3. 3Periodontology Unit, Department of Clinical Research, University College London Eastman Dental Institute, London, UK
  4. 4Department of Cardiology, Charite Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
  5. 5Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
  6. 6National Institute for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research, University College London, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Professor John Deanfield, National Centre for Cardiovascular Prevention and Outcomes (incorporating NICOR), UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, Nomura House—Level 2 East, 1 St Martin's Le Grand, London EC1A 4NP, UK; j.deanfield{at}ucl.ac.uk

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  • Preliminary results from this study were presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress in 2014 (abstract no. 87557).

  • Contributors FON, MC, PC and JD made substantial contributions to the conception and design of the work. FON, EM, NP and ES made substantial contributions to the acquisition, analysis or interpretation of data for the work. FON, MC, CWMK, UL, FD, PCT and JD made substantial contribution to the work or revising it critically for important intellectual content and final approval of the version to be published.

  • Funding F. Hoffmann-La Roche and the Leducq Foundation.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Ethics approval Riverside Research Ethics Committee.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Preliminary results from this study were presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress in 2014 (abstract no. 87557).

  • Contributors FON, MC, PC and JD made substantial contributions to the conception and design of the work. FON, EM, NP and ES made substantial contributions to the acquisition, analysis or interpretation of data for the work. FON, MC, CWMK, UL, FD, PCT and JD made substantial contribution to the work or revising it critically for important intellectual content and final approval of the version to be published.

  • Funding F. Hoffmann-La Roche and the Leducq Foundation.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Ethics approval Riverside Research Ethics Committee.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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