Letter to the Editor: “Risk of venous thromboembolism among patients with vasculitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis”

This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution.

References

  1. 1.

    Ungprasert P, Koster MJ, Thongprayoon C, Warrington KJ (2016) Risk of venous thromboembolism among patients with vasculitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Clin Rheum. doi:10.1007/s10067-016-3394-7

    Google Scholar 

  2. 2.

    Zoller B, Li X, Sundquist J, Sundquist K (2012) Risk of pulmonary embolism in patients with autoimmune disorders: a nationwide follow-up study from Sweden. Lancet 379(9812):244–249. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(11)61306-8

    Article  PubMed  Google Scholar 

  3. 3.

    Merkel PA, Lo GH, Holbrook JT, Tibbs AK, Allen NB, Davis JC Jr et al (2005) Brief communication: high incidence of venous thrombotic events among patients with Wegener granulomatosis: the Wegener’s clinical occurrence of thrombosis (WeCLOT) study. Ann Intern Med 142(8):620–626

    Article  PubMed  Google Scholar 

  4. 4.

    Allenbach Y, Seror R, Pagnoux C, Teixeira L, Guilpain P, Guillevin L, French Vasculitis Study Group (2009) High frequency of venous thromboembolic events in Churg-Strauss syndrome, Wegener’s granulomatosis and microscopic polyangiitis but not polyarteritis nodosa: a systematic retrospective study on 1130 patients. Ann Rheum Dis 68(4):564–567. doi:10.1136/ard.2008.099051

    CAS  Article  PubMed  Google Scholar 

  5. 5.

    van der Woude FJ, Rasmussen N, Lobatto S, Wiik A, Permin H, van Es LA et al (1985) Autoantibodies against neutrophils and monocytes: tool for diagnosis and marker of disease activity in Wegener’s granulomatosis. Lancet 1(8426):425–429

    Article  PubMed  Google Scholar 

  6. 6.

    Novikov P, Makarov E, Moiseev S, Meshkov A, Strizhakov L (2015) Venous thromboembolic events in systemic vasculitis. Ann Rheum Dis 74(3):e27. doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2014-206849

    Article  PubMed  Google Scholar 

  7. 7.

    Faurschou M, Obel N, Baslund B (2014) High risk of pulmonary embolism and deep venous thrombosis but not of stroke in granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener’s). Arthritis Care Res 66(12):1910–1914. doi:10.1002/acr.22423

    Article  Google Scholar 

  8. 8.

    Stassen PM, Derks RP, Kallenberg CG, Stegeman CA (2008) Venous thromboembolism in ANCA-associated vasculitis—incidence and risk factors. Rheumatology 47(4):530–534. doi:10.1093/rheumatology/ken035

    CAS  Article  PubMed  Google Scholar 

  9. 9.

    Salmela A, Ekstrand A, Joutsi-Korhonen L, Raisanen-Sokolowski A, Lassila R (2015) Activation of endothelium, coagulation and fibrinolysis is enhanced and associates with renal anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis. Nephrol Dial Transplant 30(Suppl 1):i53–i59. doi:10.1093/ndt/gfu379

    PubMed  Google Scholar 

  10. 10.

    Kambas K, Chrysanthopoulou A, Vassilopoulos D, Apostolidou E, Skendros P, Girod A et al (2014) Tissue factor expression in neutrophil extracellular traps and neutrophil derived microparticles in antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody associated vasculitis may promote thromboinflammation and the thrombophilic state associated with the disease. Ann Rheum Dis 73(10):1854–1863. doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2013-203430

    CAS  Article  PubMed  Google Scholar 

  11. 11.

    Horvei LD, Grimnes G, Hindberg K, Mathiesen EB, Njolstad I, Wilsgaard T et al (2016) C-reactive protein, obesity, and the risk of arterial and venous thrombosis. J Thromb Haemost 14(8):1561–1571. doi:10.1111/jth.13369

    CAS  Article  PubMed  Google Scholar 

  12. 12.

    Kronbichler A, Kerschbaum J, Gründlinger G, Leierer J, Mayer G, Rudnicki M (2016) Evaluation and validation of biomarkers in granulomatosis with polyangiitis and microscopic polyangiitis. Nephrol Dial Transplant 31(6):930–936. doi:10.1093/ndt/gfv336

    Article  PubMed  Google Scholar 

Download references

Author information

Affiliations

Authors

Corresponding author

Correspondence to Andreas Kronbichler.

Ethics declarations

Disclosures

None.

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Verify currency and authenticity via CrossMark

Cite this article

Kronbichler, A., Shin, J.I. Letter to the Editor: “Risk of venous thromboembolism among patients with vasculitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis”. Clin Rheumatol 35, 2867–2868 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10067-016-3418-3

Download citation

Keywords

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Vasculitis
  • Venous Thromboembolism
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Polyarteritis Nodosa