Lack of association between adipokines and ghrelin and carotid intima-media thickness in patients with severe rheumatoid arthritis

Clin Exp Rheumatol. Mar-Apr 2011;29(2):358-9. Epub 2011 Apr 19.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Letter
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Adipokines / blood*
  • Arthritis, Rheumatoid / complications
  • Arthritis, Rheumatoid / metabolism*
  • Biomarkers / blood*
  • Carotid Artery Diseases / complications
  • Carotid Artery Diseases / diagnostic imaging
  • Carotid Artery Diseases / metabolism*
  • Female
  • Ghrelin / blood*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Severity of Illness Index
  • Tunica Intima / diagnostic imaging
  • Tunica Media / diagnostic imaging
  • Ultrasonography

Substances

  • Adipokines
  • Biomarkers
  • Ghrelin