Maternal and fetal factors associated with mortality and morbidity in a multi-racial/ethnic registry of anti-SSA/Ro-associated cardiac neonatal lupus.

@article{Izmirly2011MaternalAF,
  title={Maternal and fetal factors associated with mortality and morbidity in a multi-racial/ethnic registry of anti-SSA/Ro-associated cardiac neonatal lupus.},
  author={Peter M. Izmirly and Amit Saxena and Mimi Y. Kim and Dan Wang and Sara K Sahl and Carolina Llanos and Deborah M. Friedman and Jill P. Buyon},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2011},
  volume={124 18},
  pages={1927-35}
}
BACKGROUND Cardiac manifestations of neonatal lupus include conduction disease and, rarely, an isolated cardiomyopathy. This study was initiated to determine the mortality and morbidity of cardiac neonatal lupus and associated risk factors in a multi-racial/ethnic US-based registry to provide insights into the pathogenesis of antibody-mediated injury and data for counseling. METHODS AND RESULTS Three hundred twenty-five offspring exposed to maternal anti-SSA/Ro antibodies with cardiac… CONTINUE READING
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