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Biomarkers for dectection of PAH in systemic sclerosis


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#1 Jeannie McClelland

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Posted 27 January 2009 - 04:52 AM

Potential biomarkers for detecting pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in patients with systemic sclerosis. The elevation of the serum levels of endoglin and endothelin-1 could represent a useful tool as PAH biomarkers. Nevertheless, the diagnostic value of these markers needs to be determined by prospective studies. P. Coral-Alvarado. (SpringerLink) Rheumatology International 01/07/2009 (Also see: Pulmonary Hypertension)

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