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Patients with SLE have higher risk of cardiovascular events and mortality in comparison with controls with the same levels of traditional risk factors and intima-media measures, which is related to accumulated disease damage and antiphospholipid syndrome: a case–control study over 10 years

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  • Sofia Ajeganova 1Division of Gastroenterology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine Huddinge, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, SwedenDepartment of Clinical Sciences, Rheumatology Division, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ingiäld Hafström 1Division of Gastroenterology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine Huddinge, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, SwedenRheumatology Unit, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Johan Frostegård Section of Immunology and Chronic Disease, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Sofia Ajeganova; sofia.ajeganova{at}ki.se
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Ajeganova S, Hafström I, Frostegård J
Patients with SLE have higher risk of cardiovascular events and mortality in comparison with controls with the same levels of traditional risk factors and intima-media measures, which is related to accumulated disease damage and antiphospholipid syndrome: a case–control study over 10 years

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  • Received October 28, 2020
  • Revision received January 2, 2021
  • Accepted January 6, 2021
  • First published February 5, 2021.
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February 05, 2021

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