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Ischemic arterial events and atherosclerosis in patients with systemic sclerosis: a population-based case-control study

Annica Nordin1*, Kerstin Jensen-Urstad2, Lena Björnådal1, Susanne Pettersson13, Anders Larsson4 and Elisabet Svenungsson1

Author Affiliations

1 Rheumatology Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, Solna, Karolinska Institutet, SE-171 76 Stockholm, Sweden

2 Department of Clinical Physiology, Södersjukhuset, Karolinska Institutet, SE-171 76 Stockholm, Sweden

3 Division of Nursing, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, SE-171 76 Stockholm, Sweden

4 Department of Clinical Chemistry and Pharmacology, Akademiska Hospital, SE-751 85 Uppsala, Sweden

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Arthritis Research & Therapy 2013, 15:R87  doi:10.1186/ar4267

Published: 14 August 2013

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Supplementary table Table 1. Specification of macrovascular events in SSc patients and controls Table 2. Characteristics of ACA+ versus ACA-SSc patients.

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