Cardiovascular risk factors in primary Sjögren's syndrome: a case-control study in 624 patients.

@article{PrezdeLis2010CardiovascularRF,
  title={Cardiovascular risk factors in primary Sj{\"o}gren's syndrome: a case-control study in 624 patients.},
  author={Marta P{\'e}rez-de-Lis and Miriam Akasbi and Antoni Siso and P Diez-Cascon and Pilar Brito-Zer{\'o}n and C{\'a}ndido D{\'i}az-Lagares and Jorge L. Ortiz and Roberto P{\'e}rez-{\'A}lvarez and Manuel Ramos-Casals and Antonio Coca},
  journal={Lupus},
  year={2010},
  volume={19 8},
  pages={
          941-8
        }
}
We evaluated the prevalence and clinical significance of cardiovascular risk factors in a large series of patients with primary Sjögren's syndrome (SS), focusing on the possible association with clinical and immunological SS features, the therapies administered, and the impact on cardiovascular disease. The study cohort included 312 patients fulfilling the 2002 classification criteria for primary SS, consecutively evaluated and followed in our department between 1984 and 2009. The control group… CONTINUE READING
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