The correlation between cardiovascular risk and functional disability and disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis


Guler M., Umut S. Y. , AYDIN T. , REZVANİ A. , Poyraz E.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.43, no.6, pp.919-927, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1208-34
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.919-927

Abstract

Aim: To determine the cardiovascular risk (CVR) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and its correlation with disease activity and functional ability by using the Framingham risk score (FRS) and to compare the CVR of the RA patients with the control group with the help of the FRS.