Document Type : Original Article


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


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