A31: Vitamin D Status is a Determinant of the Effect of Atorvastatin on Carotid Intima Medial Thickening Progression Rate in Children with Lupus: An Atherosclerosis Prevention in Pediatric Lupus Erythematosus Substudy.

Journal Article

Epidemiologic associations suggest that vitamin D status may play a role in inflammation and progression of atherosclerosis. Using frozen serum, carotid intima medial thickness (CIMT) measurements, and other existing data from the Atherosclerosis Prevention in Pediatric Lupus Erythematosus (APPLE) trial, we assessed interactions between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D], atorvastatin randomization, and CIMT progression rate.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Robinson, A; Tangpricha, V; Yow, E; Gurion, R; Schanberg, LE; McComsey, G; APPLE Investigators,

Published Date

  • March 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 66 Suppl 11 /

Start / End Page

  • S47 - S48

PubMed ID

  • 24677959

Pubmed Central ID

  • 24677959

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2326-5205

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/art.38447


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States