Survival in systemic sclerosis-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension in the modern management era

@inproceedings{Launay2013SurvivalIS,
  title={Survival in systemic sclerosis-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension in the modern management era},
  author={David Launay and Olivier Sitbon and {\'E}ric Hachulla and Luc Mouthon and Virginie Gressin and Laurence Rottat and Pierre Clerson and J C Cordier and G{\'e}rald Simonneau and Marc Humbert},
  booktitle={Annals of the rheumatic diseases},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the survival and prognostic factors in patients with newly diagnosed incident systemic sclerosis (SSc)-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in the modern management era. METHODS Prospectively enrolled SSc patients in the French PAH Network between January 2006 and November 2009, with newly diagnosed PAH and no interstitial lung disease, were analysed (85 patients, mean age 64.9±12.2 years). Median follow-up after PAH diagnosis was 2.32 years. RESULTS A… CONTINUE READING