Scleroderma: Heart, Gut, CA

Scleroderma (Systemic sclerosis)

Andras Fazakas Nordic Health Organization Scleroderma - Systemic sclerosis
youtube.com

Systemic Sclerosis and the Heart

Image result for scleroderma heartImage result for scleroderma heart

Good afternoon! Thank you Braden, for presenting the case of an elderly patient with scleroderma and pulmonary hypertension, who presented with asymptomatic bradycardia. We discussed cardiac…
ucsfmed.wordpress.com

Anticipate, treat GI issues in scleroderma

Image result for scleroderma gutImage result for scleroderma gut
LAS VEGAS – Pay attention to GI symptoms in your scleroderma patients. Gut involvement in scleroderma, a result of vasculopathy and fibrosis affecting the GI tract, is common and can be debilitating, Daniel…
mdedge.com

Systemic sclerosis linked to alterations in gut microbiota

Systemic sclerosis was linked to alterations in the gut microbiota, according to recently published findings. Elizabeth R. Volkmann, MD, MS, from UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, and…
healio.com

Distinct Autoantigens Found in Patients with Scleroderma & Coincident Cancer

Recent research examined the relationship between patients with scleroderma who are anti-CTP antibody negative and cancer. Combing two complementary…
the-rheumatologist.org

Malignancies in Patients with Anti-RNA Polymerase III Antibodies and Systemic Sclerosis: Analysis of the EULAR Scleroderma Trials and Research Cohort and Possible Recommendations for Screening

Objective To analyze the characteristics of anti-RNA polymerase III antibodies (anti-RNAP3)– positive patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc) in the European League Against Rheumatism Scleroderma Trials and Research group (EUSTAR) registry with a focus on the risk of cancer and the characteristics of...
jrheum.org

New Scleroderma Assessment Tool Proves Reliable

Scleroderma skin PRO (SSPRO), a patient-reported outcome instrument to assess the skin-related quality of life in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc), has been developed with extensive patient input and demonstrates evidence for reliability and validity, a recent study found. It is complementary…
www.mdedge.com

No Comments Yet.

Leave a comment