Arterial evaluation of systemic sclerosis patients with Doppler ultrasound: What did we find?

Badak S. O., Gulek B., Kayacan Erdogan E., Bınokay H., Erken E.

International journal of rheumatic diseases, vol.24, pp.954-962, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/1756-185x.14158
  • Journal Name: International journal of rheumatic diseases
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.954-962
  • Keywords: carotid intima-media thickness, macrovascular disease, modified Medsger Severity Scale, modified Rodnan Skin Score, systemic sclerosis, BRAIN MAGNETIC-RESONANCE, MACROVASCULAR DISEASE, ATHEROSCLEROSIS, PREVALENCE, CLASSIFICATION, INVOLVEMENT
  • Çukurova University Affiliated: Yes


Aim The aim of this study was to detect macrovascular findings in systemic sclerosis (SSc) by means of color Doppler ultrasonography (CDUS) and to evaluate the relationship between the laboratory and clinical findings in the setting of the disease.