International Medical Journal, Vol. 18., Iss. 3, 2012, P. 89−93.
ENDOTHELIUM DYSFUNCTION IN PATIENTS WITH PSORIASIS AND STATINS
Kharkiv Medical Academy of Post−graduate Education, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Association of psoriasis and cardiovascular diseases is shown. The role of chronic systemic inflammation in psoriasis and atherosclerosis development is discussed. The causes of endothelial dysfunction are featured. The results of statins use in treatment of common psoriasis are discussed.
Key words: psoriasis, cardiovascular diseases, markers of vascular endothelium damage, therapy, statins.