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Differential expression of Vitamin D associated genes in the aorta of coronary artery disease patients with and without rheumatoid arthritis
(Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2018)
Background: Vitamin D has an important role in the immune system, and has been linked to rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and coronary artery disease (CAD). The exact mechanisms by which vitamin D is involved in these processes ...
Levels of Lipoprotein (a) in patients with coronary artery disease with and without inflammatory rheumatic disease: A cross-sectional study
(Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2019)
Patients with various inflammatory rheumatic diseases (IRDs) have increased risk of atherothrombotic disease. Lipoprotein (a) (Lp(a)) is a risk factor for atherosclerosis but its role in IRD with accompanying coronary ...