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Which Patients with Giant Cell Arteritis Will Develop Cardiovascular or Cerebrovascular Disease? A Clinical Practice Research Datalink Study

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Objective. To evaluate the risk of cerebrovascular disease and cardiovascular disease (CVD) in patients with giant cell arteritis (GCA), and to identify predictors. Methods. The UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink 1991–2010 was used for a parallel cohort study of 5827 patients with GCA and 37,090 age-, sex-, and location-matched controls. A multivariable competing risk model (non-cerebrovascular/CV-related death as the competing risk) determined the relative ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3899/jrheum.151024

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Womens & Reproductive Health
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
Oxford college:
Lady Margaret Hall
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Publisher:
Journal of Rheumatology Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Rheumatology Journal website
Publication date:
2016-06-01
Acceptance date:
2016-02-12
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EISSN:
1499-2752
ISSN:
0315-162X
Pmid:
27084910
Source identifiers:
616740
Language:
English
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pubs:616740
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uuid:116c2919-74c5-4330-a7c9-a73afb627671
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pubs:616740
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2018-06-13

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