Review in Brief: Lupus and Thrombosis

May 12, 2015

Thrombosis risk is increased in lupus, but not all patients are equal in this regard. This slide show summarizes the key points of a new systematic review on the topic that highlights risk assessment and treatment. Full text is available via hyperlinks in the captions.

The risk for developing a thrombotic event is higher in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients, according to a new systematic review. The authors outline the pathophysiologic and clinical connections between thrombosis and SLE, and provide guidelines on how to treat the intersection of these two diseases.These slides briefly summarize the main points in the review. You can click through to full text of the review via the hyperlinks to the article title in the captions to each slide.