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Endothelial Dysfunction in Primary Sjögren Syndrome

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.039
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870–2
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In this study, we aimed to investigate endothelial functions in primary Sjögren syndrome. Although carotid intima-media thickness values were similar, flow mediated dilatation of the brachial artery was disrupted in patients with Sjögren syndrome compared to healthy controls.


ABSTRACT

Objective: In this study, we aimed to investigate endothelial functions in primary Sjögren syndrome.

Methods: Thirty-five patients with primary Sjögren syndrome and 20 age and sex-matched healthy volunteers were recruited to the present study. Flow mediated dilatation of brachial artery and carotid intima-media thickness were measured in the study population.

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e-Published: 24 Jun, 2013

Endothelial Dysfunction in Primary Sjögren Syndrome

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