Patients Take Ankylosing Spondylitis to Heart

July 11, 2018
Gregory M. Weiss, MD

Be vigilant for cardiovascular risk factors in patients with ankylosing spondylitis, advise Norwegian researchers.

Reference1. Midtbø H, Gerdts E, Berg IJ, et al. Ankylosing spondylitis is associated with increased prevalence of left ventricular hypertrophy. J Rheumatol. 2018 Jun 1. pii: jrheum.171124. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.171124. [Epub ahead of print].