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Analysis of hospital discharges: Pulmonary embolism linked with systemic lupus erythematosus

May 25, 2017

Pulmonary embolism was associated with lupus, according to results of a recently published retrospective study.

Srinadh Annangi, MBBS, from the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, and colleagues performed a retrospective analysis of the National Hospital Discharge Survey data between 2001 and 2010 of patients aged 15 years and older.

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Long-term hydroxychloroquine, low-dose aspirin led to fewer cardiovascular events in patients with lupus

May 18, 2017
Long-term use of hydroxychloroquine and low-dose aspirin use led to fewer cardiovascular events in patients with lupus, according to a recently published analysis…
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Study investigates validity, reliability of PROMIS CAT for patients with lupus

May 3, 2017
For patients with systemic lupus erythematosus, researchers of this study found the Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System Computerized Adaptive Test…
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More children with lupus had BK viremia than children in the general population

May 2, 2017
Compared with children in the general population, more children with systemic lupus erythematosus had BK viremia and viruria, according to results of this prospective…
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Analysis of hospital discharges: Pulmonary embolism linked with systemic lupus erythematosus

May 25, 2017
Pulmonary embolism was associated with lupus, according to results of a recently published retrospective study. Srinadh Annangi, MBBS, from…

In the Journals

Long-term hydroxychloroquine, low-dose aspirin led to fewer cardiovascular events in patients with lupus

May 18, 2017
Long-term use of hydroxychloroquine and low-dose aspirin use led to fewer cardiovascular events in patients with lupus, according to a recently…

In the Journals

Study investigates validity, reliability of PROMIS CAT for patients with lupus

May 3, 2017
For patients with systemic lupus erythematosus, researchers of this study found the Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System…

In the Journals

More children with lupus had BK viremia than children in the general population

May 2, 2017
Compared with children in the general population, more children with systemic lupus erythematosus had BK viremia and viruria, according to results of…

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Patients with lupus without history of kidney disease rarely got kidney disease during pregnancy

May 1, 2017
In a recently published observational study, patients with lupus who did not have a history of kidney disease rarely got kidney disease during…

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Speaker: Drug development for lupus presents opportunity, reason for optimism

April 28, 2017
DESTIN, Fla. — Despite the challenges of drug development for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus, there are reasons for optimism…

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Mycophenolate led to improvements in patients with systemic sclerosis-related interstitial lung disease

April 20, 2017
Compared with placebo, treatment with mycophenolate was linked with improvements in physiologic measures and dyspnea in patients with systemic…

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EHR algorithms help researchers identify patients with lupus

April 18, 2017
Researchers have developed electronic health record algorithms to identify patients with lupus, according to published data. “We found that…

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Higher rates of complications after THA found among patients with inflammatory arthritis

April 17, 2017
Patients with inflammatory arthritis who underwent total hip arthroplasty experienced higher rates of complications compared with patients who had…

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Increased insulin resistance found in patients with mild lupus

March 24, 2017
Patients with mild lupus had increased insulin resistance and hyperglucagonemia, while having normal glucose tolerance and a preserved beta-cell…

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