Cardiovascular disease prevention and treatment strategies for patients with diabetes may apply.
Acute coronary syndrome incidence has declined but remains significantly higher in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Long-term use of HCQ and low dose aspirin may work to reduce cardiovascular events.
Greater vigilance in monitoring for these outcomes and their modifiable risk factors is recommended.
EULAR 2017: Although already known to be highly prevalent, this test reveals that cardiovascular events are even more widespread in lupus.
The long-awaited results from the PRECISION trial are in — with some caveats. In this slideshow, we summarize the results.
Biologic anti-inflammatory agents can lead to a drop in coronary artery disease in psoriasis patients, a study shows.
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Study suggests that depression may lead to an increased risk of subclinical atherosclerosis in women with systemic lupus erythematosus.
Cardiovascular MRI can uncover previously undetected cardiac disease in patients with connective tissue disorders. An international group of experts recommends specific uses.