Hopkins Lupus Cohort. 1999 Update

Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 2000 May;26(2):199-213, v. doi: 10.1016/s0889-857x(05)70135-6.

Abstract

The Hopkins Lupus Cohort is a decade-long prospective study, now numbering 800 patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. In this article, predictors of disease activity, disease damage (including accelerated atherosclerosis and antiphospholipid antibody syndrome) and health status are reviewed.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome / etiology*
  • Arteriosclerosis / etiology*
  • Cohort Studies
  • Disease Progression
  • Female
  • Health Status
  • Humans
  • Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic / complications
  • Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic / pathology*
  • Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic / therapy
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Prognosis