A 20-year analysis of hospitalizations due to compliations from systemic lupus erythematosus, shows new patterns in hospitalization rates, disease complications and mortality. In this slideshow, we highlight the findings.
Published in the July 12 issue of Lupus, this study identified the most relevant cause of death in lupus patients was due to complications from associated antiphospholipid syndrome (APS), even though the main reasons for hospital admissions remained constant over the 20-year period of the study. The study included 339 patients and 824 hospitalizations.
In this slideshow, we highlight the findings.
Source: Rosa, G.P.D., Ortega, M.F., Teixeira, A., et al. “Causes and factors related to hospitalizations in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: analysis of a 20-year period (1995–2015) from a single referral centre in Catalonia.” Lupus. July 12, 2019. DOI: 10.1177/09612033 : SLE Trend: Predictors of Mortality Risk Change in Lupus 19861685