Gender gap in heart dysfunctions in SSc

Nov 19, 2014 | EULAR, EUSTAR, News, Study

A gender gap in primary and secondary heart dysfunctions in systemic sclerosis: a EUSTAR prospective study

EUSTARThe diagnostic rate of systemic sclerosis demonstrates a strong gender bias. EUSTAR performed recently a prospective observational study using the latest 2013 data extract from the EULAR scleroderma trials and research (EUSTAR) cohort.

The study concluded that although more common in women, systemic sclerosis appears as strikingly more severe in men.

Read the abstract here.


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