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

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Mercurio; Lobasso; Barbieri; Parrella; Ciervo; Liccardo; Bonaduce; Tocchetti; Paulis, De; Rossi;
(2019)
  • Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
  • Journal: International Journal of Molecular Sciences (issn: 1422-0067)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/ijms20092154
  • Subject: arterial stiffness | cardiovascular disease | systemic lupus erythematosus | inflammation | augmentation index

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