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Relationship of serum pentraxin-3 with peripheral arterial disease
Aim: Since atherosclerosis is a chronic inflammatory process associated with peripheral artery disease (PAD), the inflammatory marker pentraxin (PTX) may increase in PAD. Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional ...
An update on the relationships between rheumatoid arthritis and atherosclerosis
Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease. Cardiovascular events are the most important cause of mortality and morbidity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Beyond the traditional cardiovascular risk ...
Impact of physical activity on inflammation: Effects on cardiovascular disease risk and other inflammatory conditions
Since the 19th century, many studies have enlightened the role of inflammation in atherosclerosis, changing our perception of “vessel plaque due to oxidized lipoproteins”, similar to a “rusted pipe”, towards a disease ...