Plasma homocysteine as a risk factor for atherothrombotic events in systemic lupus erythematosus

@article{Petri1996PlasmaHA,
  title={Plasma homocysteine as a risk factor for atherothrombotic events in systemic lupus erythematosus},
  author={Michelle Petri and Ronenn Roubenoff and Gerard E. Dallal and Marie R. Nadeau and Irwin H. Rosenberg},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1996},
  volume={348},
  pages={1120-1124}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to assess whether plasma homocysteine is a risk factor for stroke and other thrombotic events in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)--a condition known to be associated with premature atherothrombotic complications. METHODS In this prospective study, we investigated the association between homocysteine and risk of stroke and thrombotic events in 337 SLE patients in the Hopkins Lupus Cohort Study, with follow-up of 1619 person-years (mean 4.8… CONTINUE READING
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