Systemic lupus erythematosus predicts increased left ventricular mass Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Hypertrophy, Left Ventricular
  • Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic

abstract

  • SLE predicts increased LV mass, possibly because of inflammation-related arterial stiffening. Excess LV hypertrophy may contribute to the increased cardiac morbidity and mortality observed in SLE patients.

publication date

  • July 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.106.673319

PubMed ID

  • 17620509

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 419

end page

  • 26

volume

  • 116

number

  • 4