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Ethnic Disparities Among Patients With Pulmonary Hypertension Associated With Systemic Sclerosis

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Posted 29 June 2007 - 06:50 PM

Ethnic Disparities Among Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension Associated with Systemic Sclerosis.In this cohort of patients, African Americans were more likely to have dcSSc. Among patients with PH, African Americans presented at a younger age than their Caucasian counterparts. Incidence of diastolic dysfunction was higher in the PH population. J Rheumatol 2007 June;34:1277-82. (Also see: Pulmonary Hypertension and Causes of Scleroderma: Race)

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