Document Type: Original Article

Authors

1 Rheumatic Diseases Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences

2 Rheumatic Disease Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

3 Faculty of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

4 Health Sciences Research Center, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Health, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

5 1Rheumatic Diseases Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

Abstract

Background and Objectives: To assess the correlation between lipoproteins, in particular lipoprotein a [Lp (a)], and inflammatory activity in rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
Materials and Methods: In this retrospective case control study which lasted for 6 months, two groups were studied including RA patients (N= 70) and control healthy subjects (N= 52) who were matched by age and gender (P

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