Relationship of asymmetric dimethylarginine and homocysteine to vascular aging in systemic lupus erythematosus patients Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Aging
  • Arginine
  • Carotid Arteries
  • Homocysteine
  • Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic
  • Vascular Diseases

abstract

  • ADMA and homocysteine are biomarkers for and may be mediators of premature arterial stiffening in patients with SLE. Because arterial stiffness has independent prognostic value for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, its predictors may identify patients who are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease.

publication date

  • June 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/art.27392

PubMed ID

  • 20155836

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1718

end page

  • 22

volume

  • 62

number

  • 6