Table 2.

Reclassification of patients with SLE following carotid ultrasound.

Initial SCORE Risk CategoryCardiovascular Risk Category after Carotid Ultrasound Assessment
LowModerateHighVery High
Low1841410043
Moderate73030043
High90027
Very high70007
273141302100
  • Three patients of 276 were excluded from the analysis because reclassification data were not available. SLE: systemic lupus erythematosus; SCORE: Systematic COronary Risk Evaluation.