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Project Objectives The main objective of the project is to evaluate some domains, such as the following, in patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Psoriatic Arthritis: - Quality of life - Fatigue - Quality of sleep and daytime sleepiness - Work disability - Physical activity In particular, we aim to study the factors associated with these domains, both disease and non-...

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Project Objectives Systemic autoimmune diseases are burdened with an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases, with an important impact on the prognosis quoad vitam et valetudinem. The present project aims at extensively evaluating the performance and calibration of the cardiovascular risk algorithms currently available, both in their original version and adapted for rheumatic disease, i...
Project Objectives The present project aims primarily to evaluate, in patients affected by Systemic Sclerosis, the relationship between some angiogenic and angiostatic factors (such as VEGF and endostatin) and some clinical manifestations, such as parasympathetic activity, erectile dysfunction, the development of digital ulcers , renal vasculopathy and intrarenal stiffness. Start/En...
Project Objectives The main objective of the Project is to identify a possible pathogenetic and biomarker role of some bioactive lipids, such as endocannabinoids and resolvins in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. In particular, their concentrations are evaluated on patients' plasma and healthy subjects and their synthesis and degradation enzymes as well as their receptors are studied on c...