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Création d’unecohorte suisse de patients lupiques : the Swiss systemic lupus erythematosus cohort study (SSCS)

Chizzolini, Carlo and Cohen, Clemens D. and Eisenberger, Ute and Hauser, Thomas and Hunziker, Thomas and Leimgruber, Annette and Pechula, Martina and Ribi, Camillo and Stoll, Thomas and Trendelenburg, Marten. (2009) Création d’unecohorte suisse de patients lupiques : the Swiss systemic lupus erythematosus cohort study (SSCS). Revue médicale suisse : revue officielle de la Société médicale de la Suisse romande ... [et al.], Vol. 5. pp. 808-811.

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Official URL: http://edoc.unibas.ch/dok/A6005657

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Abstract

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a rare disease mainly affecting women of childbearing age. It is characterized by a very large spectrum of clinical manifestations accompanied by prototypic abnormalities of the immune system. While recent advances in therapeutic approaches have taken place, SLE still has a profound impact on the quality of life and life expectancy of affected persons. The Swiss cohort for longitudinally studying SLE named SSCS responds to the necessity of better understanding the history of the disease, the mechanisms involved in its pathogenesis, to identify and apply new therapeutic and prevention strategies, as well as to analyze the impact that SLE has at the social and personal levels in Switzerland. SSCS is a tool to be used by all researchers interested to provide answers to the many open questions in SLE.
Faculties and Departments:03 Faculty of Medicine > Departement Biomedizin > Department of Biomedicine, University Hospital Basel > Clinical Immunology (Trendelenburg)
UniBasel Contributors:Trendelenburg, Marten
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
Bibsysno:Link to catalogue
Publisher:Médecine & hygiène
ISSN:1660-9379
Note:Note: Englischer Titel: Towards the Swiss systemic lupus erythematosus cohort study (SSCS) -- Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
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