Obesity persists in axSpA, especially in socially deprived patients
Obesity appears to be prevalent among patients with axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) compared to the general population, according to a Swiss study, noting that socially disadvantaged individuals are most affected by this comorbidity.
Increase in pulmonary pressure ups risk of dyspnoea
Pulmonary artery systolic pressure (PASP) has intensified over 6.5 years in late life, reports a study. Increases in PASP also correlate with increases in left ventricular (LV) filling pressure and with the development of dyspnoea.
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