J Rheumatol 2021 02 1;48(2):241-246. Epub 2020 Apr 1.
C. Bruni, MD, G. Lepri, MD, G. Tesei, MD, S. Guiducci, MD, D. Melchiorre, MD, S. Bellando-Randone, MD, M. Matucci-Cerinic, MD, Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University of Florence, and Division of Rheumatology AOUC & Scleroderma Unit, Florence.
Objective: The aim of the present retrospective observational study was to evaluate the change of Renal Resistive Index (RRI) over time (ΔRRI) and under treatment in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc) as well as to correlate these changes with disease complications.
Methods: Two hundred thirty patients [29 male, median age 57 (IQR 48-67) yrs] were enrolled. At baseline and follow-up (3. Read More