Metabolic syndrome is not only a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases in systemic lupus erythematosus but is also associated with cumulative organ damage: a cross-sectional analysis of 311 patients.

Demir S. , Artim-Esen B. , Sahinkaya Y. , Pehlivan Ö., Alpay-Kanitez N., Omma A., ...Daha Fazla

Lupus, cilt.25, ss.177-84, 2016 (SCI Expanded İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 25 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1177/0961203315603140
  • Dergi Adı: Lupus
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.177-84


Background/Purpose Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) have increased rates of cardiovascular disease (CVD) that are one of the major causes of mortality. The aim of this study was to determine the frequencies of metabolic syndrome (MetS) and CVD in SLE patients and investigate the link between these and clinical features of SLE.