Rheumatic Disease

  • Brian F. Mandell


The consultant should not assume baseline laboratory tests will be normal. The medical consultant should try to confirm the rheumatologic diagnosis by discussion with the patient, the patient’s rheumatologist, and review of records in order to assess the disease-specific risks of surgery.


Interstitial Lung Disease Heterotopic Ossification Lupus Anticoagulant Serum Urate Level Aortic Valve Insufficiency 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Center for Vasculitis Care and Research, The Cleveland ClinicCleveland Clinic Lerner College of MedicineClevelandUSA

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