Li Y

Li Y

Bolivarian Rep. of Venezuela

  • Research Article
    Clinical Characteristics of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients with Coronary Artery Disease: A Matched Study
    Author(s): Guo Y, Li Y and Jia YGuo Y, Li Y and Jia Y

    Purpose: The aim of this study was to analyze the clinical characteristics of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) patients with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD). Methods: This study used data from electronic medical records system from Fuwai Hospital. Subjects included SLE patients with CAD and gender-and, age-matched CAD patients without autoimmune connective tissue diseases in a ratio of 1:4. All CAD patients were confirmed by Coronary Angiography (CAG). Data from all subjects was abstracted for Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) risk factors, laboratory test results, echocardiography and CAG. Results: The proportion of old myocardial infarction (OMI) (p=0.000), myocardial infarction (MI) (p=0.001), family history of premature CAD (p=0.023), hypercholesterolemia (p=0.005), menopause (p=0.015), renal disease manifestation (p=0.000), and hi.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-1052.1000173

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