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Mortality in systemic vasculitis: a systematic review.

Abstract:

There has been a considerable improvement in the survival of patients with systemic vasculitis since the introduction of immunosuppressive therapy and improved diagnostic tools to allow earlier diagnosis. We review the published literature on current risk of mortality in patients with small vessel antineutrophil cytoplasm antibody- (ANCA) associated vasculitis including Wegener's granulomatosis (survival rate of approximately 75% at 5 years), microscopic polyangiitis (survival rate of 45% to ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Journal:
Clinical and experimental rheumatology
Volume:
26
Issue:
5 Suppl 51
Pages:
S94-104
Publication date:
2008
ISSN:
0392-856X
URN:
uuid:cb0e4cb7-963f-463a-acda-6af2f06f69e8
Source identifiers:
108570
Local pid:
pubs:108570

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