Inflammatory, Serological and Vascular Determinants of Cardiovascular Disease in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients

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Mercurio, Valentina; Lobasso, Antonio; Barbieri, Letizia; Parrella, Paolo; Ciervo, Deasy; Liccardo, Bianca; Bonaduce, Domenico; Tocchetti, Carlo G.; De Paulis, Amato; Rossi, Francesca W.;
(2019)
  • Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
  • Journal: International Journal of Molecular Sciences,volume 20,issue 9 (issn: 1422-0067, eissn: 1422-0067)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC6540240, doi: 10.3390/ijms20092154
  • Subject: arterial stiffness | Chemistry | cardiovascular disease | systemic lupus erythematosus | inflammation | QD1-999 | Article | augmentation index | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5

Background and aim: Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Among many mechanisms, accelerated atherosclerosis, endothelial dysfunction, and hypercoagulability play a main role. Here, we investigate whether i... View more