Increased Risk of Aortic Valve Stenosis in Patients With Psoriasis

A Nationwide Cohort Study

Usman Khalid; Ole Ahlehoff; Gunnar Hilmar Gislason; Lone Skov; Christian Torp-Pedersen; Peter Riis Hansen

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Eur Heart J. 2015;36(32):2177-2183. 

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Conclusion

The results indicate a disease severity-dependent increased risk of new-onset AS in patients with psoriasis independent of traditional risk factors. The findings expand the current knowledge of psoriasis as a clinically relevant risk factor for a range of cardiovascular diseases.

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