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A model to predict cardiovascular events in patients with newly diagnosed wegener's granulomatosis and microscopic polyangiitis.

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OBJECTIVES:: To create a prognostic tool to quantify the 5 year cardiovascular (CV) risk in patients with newly diagnosed Wegener's granulomatosis (WG) and microscopic polyangiitis (MPA) without pre-morbid CV disease. METHODS:: We reviewed CV outcomes during the long term follow up of patients in the first 4 European Vasculitis Study Group (EUVAS) trials of WG and MPA. CV events were defined as: CV-death, stroke, myocardial infarction, coronary artery bypass graft, or percutaneous coronary in...

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10.1002/acr.20433

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Journal:
Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken)
Publication date:
2011-01-14
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EISSN:
2151-4658
URN:
uuid:1a6bb98f-233d-4944-9f47-f5066ad2b132
Source identifiers:
491932
Local pid:
pubs:491932
Language:
English

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