Session Type: ACR Poster Session C
Session Time: 9:00AM-11:00AM
Background/Purpose: To study the effect of the metabolic syndrome (
Methods: Consecutive patients who fulfilled the ACR criteria for SLE, EULAR/ACR criteria for RA, ASAS criteria for SpA and CASPAR criteria for psoriatic arthritis (PSA) were recruited in a 2009/2010. At baseline, patients had the following measurements: body weight, height, waist circumference, blood pressure and fasting blood for assay of glucose and lipid (total cholesterol, HDL and LDL cholesterol, triglyceride). The
1497 patients were studied (693 RA, 577 SLE, 121 SpA and 106 PSA). The age at
To cite this abstract in AMA style:Mok CC, Chu CS, Ho LY, Chan KL, Tse SM, To CH. Effect of the Metabolic Syndrome on Incident Vascular Events and Mortality in Four Rheumatic Diseases: An 8-Year Longitudinal Analysis [abstract]. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2018; 70 (suppl 10). https://acrabstracts.org/abstract/effect-of-the-metabolic-syndrome-on-incident-vascular-events-and-mortality-in-four-rheumatic-diseases-an-8-year-longitudinal-analysis/. Accessed January 27, 2020.
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