Cardiovascular Disease Risk Likely Increases After AAV Diagnosis

Cardiovascular Disease Risk Likely Increases After AAV Diagnosis

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Cardiovascular Disease Risk Likely Increases After AAV Diagnosis

People with ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV) have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease, especially in the months immediately following AAV diagnosis, a population-based analysis found. “Our study demonstrates a key ‘high-risk window’ that should prompt careful monitoring for CV [cardiovascular] disease and aggressive risk factor reduction,” the scientists said. The study, “Association of ANCA-associated vasculitis and cardiovascular events: A population-based cohort study,” was published in the Clinical Kidney Journal. AAV is a group of systemic inflammatory…

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