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Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 3529214, 5 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/3529214
Research Article

Increased Whole Blood Viscosity Is Associated with the Presence of Digital Ulcers in Systemic Sclerosis: Results from a Cross-Sectional Pilot Study

1Department of Nephrology and Rheumatology, University Medical Center Goettingen, Goettingen, Germany
2Division of Rheumatology and Department of Immunology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
3Department of Rheumatology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
4Rheovector LLC, King of Prussia, PA, USA
5Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
6Division of Rheumatology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
7Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to Peter Korsten

Received 18 August 2017; Revised 31 October 2017; Accepted 12 November 2017; Published 29 November 2017

Academic Editor: Ricard Cervera

Copyright © 2017 Peter Korsten et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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