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    • Associations between circulating endostatin levels and vascular organ damage in systemic sclerosis and mixed connective tissue disease: an observational study 

      Reiseter, Silje; Molberg, Øyvind; Gunnarsson, Ragnar; Lund, May Brit; Aaløkken, Trond Mogens; Aukrust, Pål; Ueland, Thor; Garen, Torhild; Brunborg, Cathrine; Michelsen, Annika; Abraityte, Aurelija; Hoffmann-Vold, Anna-Maria (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-08-28)
      Introduction: Systemic sclerosis (SSc) and mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD) are chronic immune-mediated disorders complicated by vascular organ damage. The aim of this study was to examine the serum levels of the markers of neoangiogenesis: endostatin and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), in our unselected cohorts of SSc and MCTD. Methods: Sera of SSc patients (N = 298) and MCTD ...