Hypertension

The association of hypertension with asymptomatic cardiovascular organ damage in rheumatoid arthritis

© 2016 Informa UK Ltd, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Background: The association of hypertension with asymptomatic cardiovascular organ damage in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has been little studied by echocardiography. Methods: …

Disease activity and left ventricular structure in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

© The Author 2014. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the British Society for Rheumatology. All rights reserved. Objective. Increased left ventricular (LV) wall thickness/internal diameter ratio (relative wall thickness) was recently …

Uveitis is associated with hypertension and atherosclerosis in patients with ankylosing spondylitis: A cross-sectional study

© 2014 Elsevier Inc. Objectives: Uveitis is the most common extra-articular manifestation in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS), but the literature describing AS patients with a history of uveitis is limited. The objective was to examine if a …