TAILIEUCHUNG - Báo cáo y học: "Utility of the Framingham risk score to predict the presence of coronary atherosclerosis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis"

Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về y học được đăng trên tạp chí y học General Psychiatry cung cấp cho các bạn kiến thức về ngành y đề tài: Utility of the Framingham risk score to predict the presence of coronary atherosclerosis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. | Available online http content 8 6 R186 Research article Utility of the Framingham risk score to predict the presence of coronary atherosclerosis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis Cecilia P Chung1 Annette Oeser1 Ingrid Avalos1 Tebeb Gebretsadik2 Ayumi Shintani2 Paolo Raggi3 Tuulikki Sokka1 4 Theodore Pincus1 and C Michael Stein1 5 Department of Medicine Vanderbilt University School of Medicine 1161 21st Ave. Nashville TN 37232 USA department of Biostatistics Vanderbilt University School of Medicine S-2323 Medical Center North Nashville TN 37232 USA department of Medicine Division of Cardiology Emory University School of Medicine 1365 Clifton Road NE AT-504 Atlanta GA 30322 4Jyvaskyla Central Hospital 40620 Jyvaskyla Finland department of Pharmacology Vanderbilt University School of Medicine 542 RRB Nashville TN 37232 USA Corresponding author C Michael Stein Received 24 Jul 2006 Revisions requested 23 Aug 2006 Revisions received 25 Oct 2006 Accepted 14 Dec 2006 Published 14 Dec 2006 Arthritis Research Therapy 2006 8 R186 doi ar2098 This article is online at http content 8 6 R186 2006 Chung et al. licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License http licenses by which permits unrestricted use distribution and reproduction in any medium provided the original work is properly cited. Open Access Abstract The prevalence of ischemic heart disease and atherosclerosis is increased in patients with rheumatoid arthritis RA . In the general population but not in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus the Framingham risk score identifies patients at increased cardiovascular risk and helps determine the need for preventive interventions. We examined the hypothesis that the Framingham score is increased and associated with coronaryartery atherosclerosis in patients with RA. The .

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