Rheumatology International

, Volume 35, Issue 7, pp 1281–1282 | Cite as

Diastolic dysfunction and endothelial dysfunction in systemic lupus erythematosus

Letter to the Editor - Food for Thought
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Keywords

Coronary Artery Disease Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Systolic Blood Pressure Myocardial Perfusion Imaging Diastolic Dysfunction 

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Conflict of interest

We have no commercial associations, contractual relations, or proprietary considerations that might pose a conflict of interest related or unrelated with the submitted manuscript.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Cardiology, School of MedicineHacettepe UniversityAnkaraTurkey

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