Relationship between homocysteine levels and hypertension in systemic lupus erythematosus.

@article{Sabio2014RelationshipBH,
  title={Relationship between homocysteine levels and hypertension in systemic lupus erythematosus.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Mario Sabio and Jos{\'e} Antonio Vargas-Hitos and Josefina Mart{\'i}nez-Bordonado and Nuria Navarrete-Navarrete and Antonio D{\'i}az-Chamorro and Carmen Olvera-Porcel and M{\'o}nica Zamora-Pasadas and J. F. Jim{\'e}nez-Alonso},
  journal={Arthritis care & research},
  year={2014},
  volume={66 10},
  pages={
          1528-35
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Homocysteine has been linked to atherosclerosis and hypertension (HT) in the general population. However, there is limited evidence regarding the effect of homocysteine on blood pressure and arterial stiffness in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). We examined whether homocysteine is associated with HT and arterial stiffness in women with SLE. METHODS In total, 99 women with SLE without a history of cardiovascular disease or diabetes mellitus and 101 matched controls were included… CONTINUE READING
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