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Comorbid conditions in subjects with rheumatic diseases

Daniel Aletaha and Thomas Dörner

  1. Review

    Cardiovascular co-morbidity in patients with rheumatic diseases

    During recent years atherosclerosis, the major cause of cardiovascular disease (CVD), has been recognised as a chronic inflammatory condition in which rupture of atherosclerotic lesions appears to play a major...

    Johan Frostegård

    Arthritis Research & Therapy 2011 13:225

    Published on: 30 June 2011

  2. Review

    Liver involvement in subjects with rheumatic disease

    The liver is often overlooked as a target organ, with pathology either secondary to an underlying disease or due to the toxicity of therapies and the medical complications of extrahepatic diseases. It is thus ...

    Carlo Selmi, Maria De Santis and M Eric Gershwin

    Arthritis Research & Therapy 2011 13:226

    Published on: 30 June 2011

  3. Review

    Renal co-morbidity in patients with rheumatic diseases

    Renal co-morbidity is common in patients with rheumatic disease based on regular assessment of serum and urine parameters of renal function. When patients present with both arthritis and renal abnormalities th...

    Hans-Joachim Anders and Volker Vielhauer

    Arthritis Research & Therapy 2011 13:222

    Published on: 29 June 2011

  4. Review

    Treating rheumatic patients with a malignancy

    Management of patients with inflammatory rheumatic disease and a history of (or even a current) malignant disease poses some particular challenges. As direct evidence of the risk of (recurrent or de novo) maligna...

    Katarzyna Elandt and Daniel Aletaha

    Arthritis Research & Therapy 2011 13:223

    Published on: 29 June 2011