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Arterial Stiffness and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is associated with increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, while over the past few years, arterial stiffness has emerged as a new marker of cardiovascular disease, independent of traditional risk factors. Dr Winter of AtCor Medical, Inc. discusses why combining arterial stiffness measurements with traditional risk factors significantly improves the prediction of morbidity and mortality.