Feb. 14, 2011

Congenital Heart Block in Neonatal Lupus

Although very rare, newborns of women with lupus are at greater risk for developing a potentially life-threatening complication known as congenital heart block. Dr. Jill Buyon of the New York University School of Medicine is a leading authority on this complication of lupus. Dr. Buyon discusses her life-long effort to study this complication and shares what has been learned and the next steps in the study of neonatal lupus.


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