Cardiovascular disease in systemic lupus erythematosus. A study of 75 patients form a defined population.

@article{Sturfelt1992CardiovascularDI,
  title={Cardiovascular disease in systemic lupus erythematosus. A study of 75 patients form a defined population.},
  author={Gunnar K. Sturfelt and Jan Eskilsson and Ola Nived and Lennart Truedsson and Sven Valind},
  journal={Medicine},
  year={1992},
  volume={71 4},
  pages={
          216-23
        }
}
All patients with systemic lupus erythematosus in a prospective, epidemiologically based study within a defined area in southern Sweden were invited to participate in an investigation of cardiac function. From 1981 to 1988, 101 patients were included in the study, and 75 of them were investigated according to a fixed protocol by echocardiography, Doppler cardiography, electrocardiography (ECG) at rest and at exercise, and myocardial scintigraphy (in patients whose ECG became abnormal during… CONTINUE READING
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