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Endothelial dysfunction in young patients with rheumatoid arthritis and low disease activity
  1. G Vaudo,
  2. S Marchesi,
  3. R Gerli,
  4. R Allegrucci,
  5. A Giordano,
  6. D Siepi,
  7. M Pirro,
  8. Y Shoenfeld,
  9. G Schillaci,
  10. E Mannarino

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Background: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Endothelial dysfunction represents the earliest stage of atherosclerosis.

Objective: To evaluate the influence of chronic inflammatory state on endothelial function in patients with RA by measuring endothelial reactivity in young patients with RA with low disease activity and without …

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