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The inextricable link between atherosclerosis and prototypical inflammatory diseases rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus.

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The increased burden of cardiovascular disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus has recently become the focus of intense investigation. Proatherogenic risk factors and dysregulated inflammation are the main culprits, leading to enhanced atherosclerosis in subgroups of patients with inflammatory diseases. Common molecular pathways shared by atherosclerosis and inflammatory disease may be involved. In this review we map the key determinants of the increased...

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10.1186/ar2631

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
Arthritis research and therapy
Volume:
11
Issue:
2
Pages:
217
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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EISSN:
1478-6362
ISSN:
1478-6354
Source identifiers:
227385
Language:
English
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uuid:cfe0ebef-3f4c-472b-8134-f81d461024bd
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pubs:227385
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2014-09-14

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