Cardiovascular complications of chronic rheumatic diseases, An Issue of Rheumatic Disease Clinics of North America, 1st Edition

Editors :
M. Elaine Husni︎ & George A. Karpouzas
In this issue of Rheumatic Disease Clinics, guest editors Drs. M. Elaine Husni? and George A. Karpouzas bring their considerable expertise to the topic of Cardiovascular Complicati ...view more
In this issue of Rheumatic Disease Clinics, guest editors Drs. M. Elaine Husni? and George A. Karpouzas bring their considerable expertise to the topic of Cardiovascular Complications of Chronic Rheumatic Diseases. Top experts in the field cover key topics such as primary and secondary atherosclerotic cardiovascular (ASCVD) risk prevention in the rheumatic disease, pro-thrombotic and pro-atherogenic anti-phospholipid antibodies, recommendations for the use of NSAIDs and CVD risk, and more. 
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In this issue of Rheumatic Disease Clinics, guest editors Drs. M. Elaine Husni? and George A. Karpouzas bring their considerable expertise to the topic of Cardiovascular Complications of Chronic Rheumatic Diseases. Top experts in the field cover key topics such as primary and secondary atherosclerotic cardiovascular (ASCVD) risk prevention in the rheumatic disease, pro-thrombotic and pro-atherogenic anti-phospholipid antibodies, recommendations for the use of NSAIDs and CVD risk, and more. 

Key Features
  • Contains 9 relevant, practice-oriented topics including atherosclerotic cardiovascular risk stratification in the rheumatic diseases; subclinical atherosclerosis evaluation across various vascular territories; lessons from heart and large vessel biopsies in patients with and without autoimmune rheumatic disease; the role of lipoprotein levels and function in atherosclerosis associated with autoimmune rheumatic diseases; and more. 

  • Provides in-depth clinical reviews on cardiovascular complications of chronic rheumatic diseases, offering actionable insights for clinical practice. 

  • Presents the latest information on this timely, focused topic under the leadership of experienced editors in the field. Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create clinically significant, topic-based reviews. 


Author Information
Edited by M. Elaine Husni?, MD, MPH, Vice Chair, Dept of Rheumatic and immunologic diseases, Staff Physician, Orthopedic and Rheumatologic Institute, Cleveland Clinic and George A. Karpouzas, MD, FACR, Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Chief, Division of Rheumatology, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, The Lundquist Institute of Biomedical Innovation