Age-specific incidence rates of myocardial infarction and angina in women with systemic lupus erythematosus: comparison with the Framingham Study.

  title={Age-specific incidence rates of myocardial infarction and angina in women with systemic lupus erythematosus: comparison with the Framingham Study.},
  author={Susan Manzi and Elaine N. Meilahn and J E Rairie and C G Conte and Thomas A. Medsger and Linda Jansen-Mcwilliams and Ralph B. D'Agostino and Lewis H. Kuller},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  volume={145 5},
The authors ascertained cardiovascular events (myocardial infarction and angina pectoris) in 498 women with systemic lupus erythematosus seen at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center from 1980 to 1993 (3,522 person-years). Subjects were stratified by age, and cardiovascular event incidence rates were determined. The authors compared these rates with cardiovascular event rates were determined. The authors compared these rates with cardiovascular event rates occurring over the same time… 

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