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The relative risk of aortic aneurysm in patients with giant cell arteritis compared with the general population of the UK.

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OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the risk of aortic aneurysm in patients with giant cell arteritis (GCA) compared with age-, gender- and location-matched controls. METHODS: A UK General Practice Research Database (GPRD) parallel cohort study of 6999 patients with GCA and 41 994 controls, matched on location, age and gender, was carried out. A competing risk model using aortic aneurysm as the primary outcome and non-aortic-aneurysm-related death as the competing risk was used to determine the relative ...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
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NDORMS
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Author
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Annals of the rheumatic diseases More from this journal
Volume:
74
Issue:
1
Pages:
129-135
Publication date:
2015-01-01
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1468-2060
ISSN:
0003-4967
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English
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uuid:a7351965-ea12-46a7-93a0-aa609a098b39
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434370
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2013-11-16

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