The assessment of malnutrition and severity of gastrointestinal disease using symptom-based questionnaires in systemic sclerosis: is it related to severe organ involvement or capillary rarefaction at microcirculation?


Yalcinkaya Y., Erturk Z., Unal A. U. , Tahra S. K. , Pehlivan O., Atagunduz P., ...Daha Fazla

CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RHEUMATOLOGY, cilt.38, sa.3, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 38 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Dergi Adı: CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RHEUMATOLOGY

Özet

Objective. Gastrointestinal (GI) system is commonly affected in sytemic sclerosis (SSc) patients who are also known to be at risk for malnutrition. We aimed to investigate the relationship between severity of GI disease, malnutrition and severity of organ involvement including microvasculopathy.