CHD Risks High in Patients With Systemic Sclerosis | News Brief

The prevalence of coronary heart disease (CHD) appears to be higher in patients with systemic sclerosis than in the general population. An Australian study team observed a 3.2 odds ratio of CHD in patients with systemic sclerosis when compared with controls.

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