Author Archives: Santiago Gisler

Poor SSc-PH-ILD Prognosis May be Linked to Pulmonary Veno-occlusive Disease

A high prevalence of pulmonary veno-occlusive disease (PVOD) in systemic sclerosis (SSc) patients with pulmonary hypertension associated with interstitial lung disease may explain the poor prognosis observed in this patient group, according to a new study. The study, “Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease is highly prevalent in scleroderma patients undergoing…

sE-selectin, sIL-2R Levels Are Potential Markers of Localized Scleroderma Activity

Serum levels of E-selectin (sE-selectin) and soluble interleukin-2 receptor (sIL-2R) are potential prognostic markers of progression and severity in localized scleroderma, according to a recent study. The study, “The correlation between serum E-selectin levels and soluble interleukin-2 receptors with relation to disease activity in localized scleroderma” was published…