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Value of Carotid Ultrasound in Cardiovascular Risk Stratification in Patients With Psoriatic Disease

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Value of Carotid Ultrasound in Cardiovascular Risk Stratification in Patients With Psoriatic Disease

Arthritis & Rheumatology

Fecha de publicación: 1 October 2019

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/art.40925

Autores: Curtis Sobchak MD., Shadi Akhtari MD., Paula Harvey BMBS, PhD., Dafna Gladman MD., Vinod Chandran MBBS, MD, DM, PhD., Richard Cook PhD., Lihi Eder MD, PhD.

Background: This study aimed to assess whether subclinical atherosclerosis, as evaluated by carotid ultrasound, could predict incident cardiovascular events (CVEs) in patients with psoriatic disease (PsD) and determine whether incorporation of imaging data could improve CV risk prediction by the Framingham Risk Score (FRS).

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