rheumatology
Lupus

Simple biomarker predicts heart disease in lupus

Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in people with lupus could be possible with the help of a simple biomarker. Dr Kim Sacre from the Bichat Hospital in Paris, France and colleagues discovered that lupus patients with no symptoms of heart disease but detectable high sensitivity cardiac troponin (HS-cTnT) in their blood (> 3 ng/L) had ...

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