Table 1

Medline search April 2011

No.Search termsResults
#1‘arthritis, psoriatic (Mesh)’2688
#2‘Cholesterol’ (Mesh) OR ‘Cholesterol, HDL’ (Mesh) OR ‘Cholesterol, LDL’ (mesh) OR ‘Lipid Metabolism Disorders’ (Mesh) OR ‘Dyslipidemias’ (Mesh) OR ‘Hypercholesterolemia’ (Mesh) OR ‘Hypertriglyceridemia’ (Mesh) OR ‘Lipids’ (Mesh) OR ‘Lipoproteins’ (Mesh) OR ‘Triglycerides’ (Mesh) OR ‘Very low density lipoprotein’ (Mesh)851 469
#3‘Smoking’ (mesh)101 930
#4‘Blood Pressure’ (mesh) OR ‘Hypertension’ (mesh)370 964
#5‘Metabolic syndrome X’ (mesh) OR ‘Obesity’ (mesh) or ‘Insulin Resistance’ (mesh) OR ‘Adipokines’ (mesh)145 213
#6‘Cardiovascular diseases’ (mesh) OR ‘Cardiovascular mortality (free text = [tw])’ OR ‘Cardiovascular comorbidity’ or ‘mortality’ (mesh) OR ‘Cardiovascular risk’1 863 103
#7‘Intima-media thickness’ OR ‘arterial stiffness’ OR ‘Flow-mediated vasodilatation’13 701
#8‘Anti-inflammatory agents’ (mesh) OR ‘Anti-inflammatory agents’ (pharmacological action) OR ‘Anti-inflammatory agents, non-steroidal’ (pharmacological action) OR ‘Antirheumatic agents’ (pharmacological action) OR ‘Antirheumatic Agents’ (mesh) OR ‘Anti-TNF agents’527 062
#9Search #1 AND #260
#10Search #1 AND #35
#11Search #1 AND #414
#12Search #1 AND #533
#13Search #1 AND #6163
#14Search #1 AND #711
#15Search #1 AND #6 AND #843
  • HDL, high-density lipoprotein; LDL, low-density lipoprotein; TNF, tumour necrosis factor.