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Arthritis

Nicola L. Walker and Anne McEntegart

in Oxford Textbook of Heart Failure

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199577729
Published online July 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199697809 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199577729.003.0035

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Arthritis

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Heart failure (HF) and arthritis are both common in adults,increasing in prevalence with age. The term arthritis covers a widespectrum of disease which may involve the cartilage,bone, tensile structures (ligaments, tendons, and muscles), or synovialtissue, and pathological processes can impact on any of thesestructures.

Chapter.  7510 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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