- Increased incidence of herpes zoster among patients with systemic lupus erythematosusE F Chakravarty
Division of Arthritis and Clinical Immunology, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, USA
Lupus 22:238-44. 2013..71) for SLE. Increasing age and reduced functional status were independent predictors of HZ. In SLE, prednisone and mycophenolate mofetil use conferred additional risk. SLE had the lowest HZ vaccination rates among age-eligible subjects...
- Pre-disease pregnancy complications and systemic sclerosis: pathogenic or pre-clinical?Eliza Chakravarty
Department of Arthritis and Clinical Immunology, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, 825 NE 13th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
Arthritis Res Ther 14:102. 2012..Before interpreting the results of this epidemiologic study as support for fetal microchimerism, however, other theories for the observed associations must be considered...
- Lifestyle risk factors predict disability and death in healthy aging adultsEliza F Chakravarty
Arthritis and Clinical Immunology, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, 73104, USA
Am J Med 125:190-7. 2012..Positive health effects of maintenance of normal weight, routine exercise, and nonsmoking are known for the short and intermediate term. We studied the effects of these risk factors into advanced age...